Vartikavacana, Vārtikavacana: 1 definition


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vārtikavacana (वार्तिकवचन).—A small pithy statement or assertion in the manner of the original sutras which is held as much authoritative as the Sutra; cf. न ब्रुमो वृत्तिसूत्रवचनप्रामाण्यादिति । किं तर्हि । वार्तिकवचनप्रामाण्यादिति । (na brumo vṛttisūtravacanaprāmāṇyāditi | kiṃ tarhi | vārtikavacanaprāmāṇyāditi |) M.Bh. on P.II..1.1 Varttika 23.

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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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