Vrittipaksha, aka: Vṛttipakṣa, Vritti-paksha; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Vṛttipakṣa can be transliterated into English as Vrttipaksa or Vrittipaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Vrittipaksha in Vyakarana glossaries]

Vṛttipakṣa (वृत्तिपक्ष).—The alternative method of speaking by the use of compound words as contrasted with simple words; both the methods are observed in use among the people; cf. इह द्वौ पक्षौ वृत्तिपक्षश्चावृत्तिपक्षश्च । स्वभाव-तश्चैतद् भवति वाक्यं च समासश्च । (iha dvau pakṣau vṛttipakṣaścāvṛttipakṣaśca | svabhāva-taścaitad bhavati vākyaṃ ca samāsaśca |) M.Bh.on P.II.1.1,II.1.51, III.1.7,IV.1. 82.

(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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Vrittipaksha in Sanskrit glossaries]

Vṛttipakṣa (वृत्तिपक्ष).—(Mīmāṁsā) the case of a complex formation; वृत्तिपक्षे च समासस्य नित्यत्वात् (vṛttipakṣe ca samāsasya nityatvāt) ŚB. on MS.1.6.4.

Derivable forms: vṛttipakṣaḥ (वृत्तिपक्षः).

Vṛttipakṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛtti and pakṣa (पक्ष).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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