Vakyapadi, Vākyapadī: 3 definitions


Vakyapadi 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

Vākyapadī (वाक्यपदी).—Name of a work on the denotation of words in verse-form with a comentary of his own written by a grammarian named गङ्गादास (gaṅgādāsa). The name वाक्यपदी (vākyapadī) is confounded with वाक्यपदीय (vākyapadīya) of Bhartrhari through mistake.

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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

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Vākyapadī (वाक्यपदी) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—syntax, by Gaṅgādāsa. L. 2556. Kh. 71.

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

Vākyapadī (वाक्यपदी):—[=vākya-padī] [from vākya-pada > vākya > vāc] f. Name of [work]

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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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