Shankatac, Śāṅkaṭac: 1 definition


Shankatac means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Śāṅkaṭac can be transliterated into English as Sankatac or Shankatac, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Śāṅkaṭac (शाङ्कटच्).—tad. affix शङ्कट (śaṅkaṭa) applied optionally with the affix शालच् (śālac) (शाल (śāla)) to the prefix वि (vi) in the sense of the base itself (स्वार्थे (svārthe)); e.g. विशङ्कटम् । विशालम् । (viśaṅkaṭam | viśālam |) ; cf. S.K. on P.V. 2.28; cf. Kas. on P.V.2.28 which states विशाले विशङ्कटे शृङ्गे । तस्माद् गौरपि विशङ्कट उच्यते । (viśāle viśaṅkaṭe śṛṅge | tasmād gaurapi viśaṅkaṭa ucyate |)

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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