Varshyayani, Vārṣyāyaṇi: 3 definitions
Varshyayani 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.
The Sanskrit term Vārṣyāyaṇi can be transliterated into English as Varsyayani or Varshyayani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vārṣyāyaṇi (वार्ष्यायणि).—An ancient grammarian quoted in the Mahabhasya and the Nirukta in connection with the six-fold division of bhava or verbal activity; cf. षड् भावविकारा भवन्तीति वाप्यार्यणिः । जायते अस्ति विपरि-णमते वर्धते अपक्षीयते विनश्यतीति (ṣaḍ bhāvavikārā bhavantīti vāpyāryaṇiḥ | jāyate asti vipari-ṇamate vardhate apakṣīyate vinaśyatīti) Nir. I. 3.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Vārṣyāyaṇi (वार्ष्यायणि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Quoted in Āpastambadharmasūtra 1, 19, 5. 28, 2, by Yāska 1, 2. A more modern Vārṣāyaṇi is quoted by Hemādri in Pariśeṣakhaṇḍa 2, 250.
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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