Vakyabheda, Vākyabheda, Vakya-bheda: 4 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Vakyabheda in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Vaiyākaraṇabhūṣaṇasāra: a critical study

Vākyabheda (वाक्यभेद).—Syntactical disunity. It occurs when a sentence is construed in a manner that it conveys more than one independent sense.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vākyabheda (वाक्यभेद).—A serious fault of expression when a sentence is required to be divided into two sentences for the sake of its proper interpretation: cf. केचिद्वा सुप्यापिशलेरित्यनुवर्तयन्ति तद्वाक्य भेदेन सुब्धातौ विकल्पं करोति (kecidvā supyāpiśalerityanuvartayanti tadvākya bhedena subdhātau vikalpaṃ karoti) Kas. onP.VI. 1.94; cf. also तद्धि (taddhi) (स्थानेग्रहणं (sthānegrahaṇaṃ)) तृतीयया विपरिणमय्य वाक्यभेदेन स्थानिनः प्रसङ्गे जायमानः (tṛtīyayā vipariṇamayya vākyabhedena sthāninaḥ prasaṅge jāyamānaḥ) etc. Par. Sek. on Pari. 13.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vakyabheda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vākyabheda (वाक्यभेद).—a different assertion, a divergent statement; संदिग्धे तु व्यवायाद् वाक्यभेदः स्यात् (saṃdigdhe tu vyavāyād vākyabhedaḥ syāt) MS.3.1.21; वाक्यभेदान् बहूनगमत् (vākyabhedān bahūnagamat) Mu.2.

Derivable forms: vākyabhedaḥ (वाक्यभेदः).

Vākyabheda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vākya and bheda (भेद).

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

1) Vākyabheda (वाक्यभेद):—[=vākya-bheda] [from vākya > vāc] m. difference of assertion, [Jaimini]

2) [v.s. ...] division of a sentence (vākya-bhedād a-nighātaḥ, because there is a division of the sentence there is no grave [but an acute] accent), [Macdonell’s Dictionary, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] [plural] contradictory statements, [Mudrārākṣasa]

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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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