Vrishnyan, aka: Vṛṣṇyaṇ; 1 Definition(s)


Vrishnyan 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 Vṛṣṇyaṇ can be transliterated into English as Vrsnyan or Vrishnyan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Vṛṣṇyaṇ (वृष्ण्यण्).—Tad.affix अण् (aṇ) prescribed by the sutra ऋष्यन्धकवृष्णिकुरुभ्यश्च (ṛṣyandhakavṛṣṇikurubhyaśca) after words denoting members of the Vrsni race; cf. वृष्ण्यणे (vṛṣṇyaṇe)Sवकाशः वासुदेवः। बलदेवः ॥ (vakāśaḥ vāsudevaḥ| baladevaḥ ||)

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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