Tenyan, Ṭeṇyaṇ: 1 definition



Tenyan 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

Ṭeṇyaṇ (टेण्यण्).—tad. affix एण्य (eṇya) added to word वृक (vṛka) meaning 'a warrior tribe not of a Brahmana nor of a Ksatriya caste in the sense of the word (वृक (vṛka)) itself; e. g. वार्केण्यः (vārkeṇyaḥ), cf. P. V. 3.115

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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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