Syad, Syād: 4 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Syād (स्याद्).—Augment स्या (syā) affixed to a caseaffix marked with the mute ङ् () i.e. ङे, ङसि, ङस् (ṅe, ṅasi, ṅas) and ङि (ṅi) of the dat. abl. gen. and loc. singular after a pronoun and optionally after तृतीय (tṛtīya) and द्वितीय (dvitīya) ending with the fem. affix आ; cf. सर्वस्यै सर्वस्याः सर्वस्याम् द्वितीयस्यै, द्वितीयाय, तृतीयस्यै, तृतीयाय (sarvasyai sarvasyāḥ sarvasyām dvitīyasyai, dvitīyāya, tṛtīyasyai, tṛtīyāya); cf. P. VII. 3.114, 115.

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Syad (स्यद्).—1. syand syandate syandati [participle] syanna flow, run, drive (in a carriage), hasten. [Causative] syandayati = [Simple]

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Syad (स्यद्).—2. v. raghuṣyad.

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

1) Syad (स्यद्):—a (or syand; often confounded with spand) [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] ([Dhātupāṭha xviii, 22]) syandate ([Epic] and mc. also ti; [perfect tense] siṣyanda, siṣyaduḥ, [Atharva-veda; Brāhmaṇa]; sasyande, dire [grammar]; [Aorist] 2. 3. sg. -asyān, [Ṛg-veda]; asyandiṣṭa, asyantta, asyadat [grammar]; [future] syanttā, syanditā, [ib.]; syantsyati, [Brāhmaṇa]; syandiṣyate, syantsyate [grammar]; [infinitive mood] syade, [Ṛg-veda]; syanttum, [Brāhmaṇa]; [indeclinable participle] syanttvā, syattvā, -syadya, [ib.]; syanditvā [grammar]),

—to move or flow on rapidly, flow, stream, run, drive (in a carriage), rush, hasten, speed, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to discharge liquid, trickle, ooze, drip, sprinkle, pour forth ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.;

—to issue from ([ablative]), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya] :—[Causal] syandayati ([Aorist] asiṣyadat; [Vedic or Veda] [infinitive mood] syandayādhyai),

—to stream, flow, run, [Ṛg-veda; Brāhmaṇa] etc.;

—to cause to flow or run, [Pāṇini 1-3, 86 [Scholiast or Commentator]]:—[Desiderative] sisyandiṣate, sisyantsate, sisyantsati [grammar]:—[Intensive] See acchā-√syand, under 3. accha, and next.

2) b See raghu-ṣyad and havana-syad.

3) Syād (स्याद्):—[from syāt] in [compound] for syāt.

[Sanskrit to German]

Syad in German

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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