Tadraja, Tadrāja, Tad-raja: 2 definitions

Introduction

Tadraja 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Tadrāja (तद्राज).—The taddhita affixes अञ्,अण्,ञ्यङ, ण्य (, aṇ, ñyaṅa, ṇya), as also इञ्, छ्, ञ्युट्, ण्य, टेण्यण् (, ch, ñyuṭ, ṇya, ṭeṇyaṇ) and यञ् (yañ) given in the rules of Panini IV. 1.168-174 and V.3. 112-119. They are called तद्राज (tadrāja) as they are applied to such words as mean both the country and the warrior race or clan (क्षत्त्रिय (kṣattriya)): cf. तद्राजमाचक्षाणः तद्राजः (tadrājamācakṣāṇaḥ tadrājaḥ) S. K. on P. IV.l.168. The peculiar feature of these tadraja affixes is that they are omitted when the word to which they have been applied is used in the plural number; e. g. ऐक्ष्वाकः, ऐक्ष्वाकौ, इक्ष्वाकवः (aikṣvākaḥ, aikṣvākau, ikṣvākavaḥ); similarly इक्ष्वाकूणाम् (ikṣvākūṇām); cf. P.II.4.62.

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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tadrāja (तद्राज).—an affix added to some proper names to form from them the names of the 'king' or 'chief'; as from अङ्ग (aṅga) is formed आङ्ग (āṅga) 'king of the Aṅgas' by the affix अण् (aṇ).

Derivable forms: tadrājaḥ (तद्राजः).

Tadrāja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tad and rāja (राज).

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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