Vriddhinimitta, Vṛddhinimitta: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Vṛddhinimitta can be transliterated into English as Vrddhinimitta or Vriddhinimitta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vṛddhinimitta (वृद्धिनिमित्त).—lit. cause of Vrddhi (वृद्धेर्नि-मित्तम् (vṛddherni-mittam)) such as the employment of the indicatory letter ञ् (ñ) or ण् () in an affix or the lettter क् (k) in tad.affixes; the term is, however, found used in the sense of having in it a cause of Vrddhi, i.e. an indicatory letter ञ्, ण् (ñ, ) or क् (k).; cf. वृद्धिनिमित्तस्य च तद्धितस्यारक्तविकारे (vṛddhinimittasya ca taddhitasyāraktavikāre) P. VI. 3.39. cf. वृद्धेर्निमित्तं यस्मिन्स वृद्धिनिमित्तः (vṛddhernimittaṃ yasminsa vṛddhinimittaḥ) M. Bh. on P. I. 1.1.

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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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