Vyaghrapad, Vyāghrapād: 3 definitions


Vyaghrapad 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vyāghrapād (व्याघ्रपाद्).—Name of an ancient grammarian who is quoted in the Pratisakhya works and the Mahabhasya His grammar work was called 'dasaka' possibly on account of its consisting of 10 chapters; cf. माध्य-न्दिनिर्वष्टि गुणं त्विगन्ते नपुंसके व्याघ्रपदां वरिष्ठः (mādhya-ndinirvaṣṭi guṇaṃ tvigante napuṃsake vyāghrapadāṃ variṣṭhaḥ) KaS. on P.VII.194; cf. also दशक्रा वैयाघ्रपदीयाः (daśakrā vaiyāghrapadīyāḥ) Kas. on P.IV.2.65.

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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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