Upapadasamasa, aka: Upapadasamāsa; 1 Definition(s)


Upapadasamasa 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)

[Upapadasamasa in Vyakarana glossaries]

Upapadasamāsa (उपपदसमास).—The compound of a word, technically termed as उपपद (upapada) by Pāṇini according to his definition of the word in III.1.92., with another word which is a verbal derivative; cf. कुम्भकारः, नगरकारः (kumbhakāraḥ, nagarakāraḥ) Here technically the compound of the words कुम्भ, नगर (kumbha, nagara) etc. which are upapadas is formed with कार (kāra),before a case-termination is added to the nominal base कार (kāra); cf. गतिकारकोपपदानां कृद्भिः सह समासवचनं प्राक् सुबुत्पत्तेः (gatikārakopapadānāṃ kṛdbhiḥ saha samāsavacanaṃ prāk subutpatteḥ) Par. Śek. Pari. 75.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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