Shashthitatpurusha, Ṣaṣṭhītatpuruṣa, Shashthi-tatpurusha: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Ṣaṣṭhītatpuruṣa can be transliterated into English as Sasthitatpurusa or Shashthitatpurusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Shashthitatpurusha in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ṣaṣṭhītatpuruṣa (षष्ठीतत्पुरुष).—A tatpurusa compound with the first member (rarely the second member as in the case of अवयवतत्पुरुष (avayavatatpuruṣa)) in the genitive case. The compound is very common as prescribed in the case of a word in the genitive case with any other word connected with it; e. g. राजपुरुषः, गुरुपत्नी (rājapuruṣaḥ, gurupatnī) etc.; the other tatpurusa compounds viz. द्वितीयातत्पुरुष, तृतीयातत्पुरुष (dvitīyātatpuruṣa, tṛtīyātatpuruṣa) and others prescribed in connection with specific words or kinds of words. The word षष्ठीसमास (ṣaṣṭhīsamāsa) is also used in this sense.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shashthitatpurusha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ṣaṣṭhītatpuruṣa (षष्ठीतत्पुरुष).—the genitive Tatpuruṣa compound, one in which, when dissolved, the first member usually stands in the genitive case.

Derivable forms: ṣaṣṭhītatpuruṣaḥ (षष्ठीतत्पुरुषः).

Ṣaṣṭhītatpuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṣaṣṭhī and tatpuruṣa (तत्पुरुष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣaṣṭhītatpuruṣa (षष्ठीतत्पुरुष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) The Tatpurusha compound of which the first member, (generally) takes a genetive case in dissolution.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ṣaṣṭhītatpuruṣa (षष्ठीतत्पुरुष):—[=ṣaṣṭhī-tat-puruṣa] [from ṣaṣṭhī > ṣaṣ] m. a Tatpuruṣa compound of which the first member would (if uncompounded) be in the genitive case [Scholiast or Commentator] on [Pāṇini 5-1, 9 etc.]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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