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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vartipada (वर्तिपद).—Is used in the sense of a member of a compound;cf.वर्तोस्यास्तीति वर्ति समासावयवभूतम् (vartosyāstīti varti samāsāvayavabhūtam) Nyasa on P. II. 4.1 5. (2) The term वर्तिन् (vartin) is also used for a syllable (अक्षरम् (akṣaram)); cf. वर्ति (varti) R.T.47, explained by the commentator as अकारादिषु वर्तते व्य़ञ्जनं वर्ति चाप्यक्षरं भवति (akārādiṣu vartate vya़ñjanaṃ varti cāpyakṣaraṃ bhavati) | cf. also गुर्वक्षराणां गुरुवृत्ति सर्वे (gurvakṣarāṇāṃ guruvṛtti sarve) R. Pr. XVIII.32.

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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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