Shramanadi, Śramaṇādi: 1 definition


Shramanadi 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 Śramaṇādi can be transliterated into English as Sramanadi or Shramanadi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Śramaṇādi (श्रमणादि).—A class of words headed by the word श्रमणा (śramaṇā) with which words in the masculine or the feminine gender are compounded when they stand in apposition; cf. कुमारी श्रमणा कुमारश्रमणा, युवा अध्यापकः युवाध्यापकः (kumārī śramaṇā kumāraśramaṇā, yuvā adhyāpakaḥ yuvādhyāpakaḥ) Kas. on P.II.1.70.

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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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