Vakyabheda, aka: Vākyabheda, Vakya-bheda; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyākaraṇa (Sanskrit grammar)

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

(Source): Shodhganga: Vaiyākaraṇabhūṣaṇasāra: a critical study

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.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
context information

Vyākaraṇa (व्याकरण, vyakarana) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedāṅga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyākaraṇa 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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