Vaiyakarana, Vaiyākaraṇa: 14 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Vaiyakaran.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—lit. a student of grammar; व्याकरणमधीते वैयाकरणः (vyākaraṇamadhīte vaiyākaraṇaḥ) cf. Kas. on P. IV, 2.59. The word is used in the sense of 'a scholar of Grammar;' or, 'a person who has obtained proficiency in Grammar.' The word is used several times in this sense in the Mahabhasya. cf. M. Bh. on P. I. 1.3; I.4.2, II. 1.53, II.2.29, II.3.18, II.4.56, III.2.115 etc. The word is also used in the sense of 'pertaining to grammar' or 'found in 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—m S A grammarian.

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vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—a S Relating to grammar, grammatical.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—m A grammarian a Grammatical.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—a. (-ṇī f.) [व्याकरणं वेत्त्यधीते वा अण् (vyākaraṇaṃ vettyadhīte vā aṇ)] Grammatical.

-ṇaḥ A grammarian; वैयाकरणकिरातादप- शब्दमृगाः क्व यान्तु संत्रस्ताः (vaiyākaraṇakirātādapa- śabdamṛgāḥ kva yāntu saṃtrastāḥ) Subbāṣ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—or with Senart vaiyyā°, nt. (= Pali veyyā°), = vyākaraṇa (1) as a genre of canonical Buddhist literature: sūtrānta-(so read with mss. and Senart's note for text °te)-vaiyākaraṇābhigīto (mss. vai āk°, Senart vaiyyāk°)…'haṃ Mahāvastu iii.122.21 (verse), I, praised in sūtras and vai° (of the canon).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—mfn.

(-ṇaḥ-ṇī-ṇaṃ) Grammatical, relating to grammar. m.

(-ṇaḥ) A grammarian. E. vyākaraṇa grammar, aṇ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—i. e. vyākara- ṇa + a, I. adj. Grammatical. Ii. m. A grammarian.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण).—[masculine] grammarian.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण):—mfn. ([from] vy-ākaraṇa) relating to grammar, grammatical, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) m. a grammarian, [Mahābhārata; Sāhitya-darpaṇa] etc.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण):—[(ṇaḥ-ṇī-ṇaṃ)] 1. m. A grammarian. a. Grammatical.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Veāgaraṇa.

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vaiyākaraṇa (वैयाकरण) [Also spelled vaiyakaran]:—(nm) a grammarian; (a) grammatical; —[koṭi] grammatical category.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vaiyākaraṇa (ವೈಯಾಕರಣ):—[adjective] relating to grammar.

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Vaiyākaraṇa (ವೈಯಾಕರಣ):—[noun] (masc.) a specialist or expert in grammar; a grammarian.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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