Utsangadi, Utsaṅgādi: 2 definitions

Introduction

Utsangadi 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

Utsaṅgādi (उत्सङ्गादि).—A class of words headed by the word उत्सङ्ग (utsaṅga), to which the taddhita affix इक् (ik) (ठ) is added in the sense of तेन हरति (tena harati) (takes away by means of): cf. हरतिर्देशान्तरप्रापणे वर्तते । उत्सङ्गेन हरति औत्सङ्गिकः । औडुपिकः । (haratirdeśāntaraprāpaṇe vartate | utsaṅgena harati autsaṅgikaḥ | auḍupikaḥ |) Kāś. on P IV.4.15.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (U) next»] — Utsangadi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Utsaṅgādi (उत्सङ्गादि):—[from ut-saṅga] m. Name of a gaṇa, [Pāṇini 4-4, 15.]

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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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