Vihitavisheshana, Vihitaviśeṣaṇa: 1 definition


Vihitavisheshana 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 Vihitaviśeṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Vihitavisesana or Vihitavisheshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vihitaviśeṣaṇa (विहितविशेषण).—An adjectival word generally in a different case from that of the word to which it is applied as an adjective, and hence, translated as 'prescribed after' and not as 'belonging to' cf. विहितविशेषणं धातुग्रहणम् । धातोर्यो विहित इति । (vihitaviśeṣaṇaṃ dhātugrahaṇam | dhātoryo vihita iti |) M. Bh. on P.I.1.5 Vārt 3; cf. also M. Bh. on II.4.74. Vārt 1.

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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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