Upapadavibhakti; 1 Definition(s)


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Upapadavibhakti (उपपदविभक्ति).—A case termination added to a word on account of the presence of another word requiring the addition;cf. the well-known Paribhāṣā,उपपदविभक्तेः कारकविभक्तिर्बली-यसी (upapadavibhakteḥ kārakavibhaktirbalī-yasī). Par. Śek. Pari. 94; and M.Bh. on I.4. 96 stating the possession of greater force in the case of a kārakavibhakti than in the case of an upapadavibhakti.

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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