Linguistics glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Linguistics glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 750 definitions, select a phrase below for the definitions and references.

  1. A
  2. Abadha
  3. Abaghaka
  4. Abanta
  5. Abhacchastra
  6. Abhakta
  7. Abhashitapumska
  8. Abhava
  9. Abhayacandra
  10. Abhayanandin
  11. Abhedaikatvasamkhya
  12. Abhedaka
  13. Abhedanvaya
  14. Abhedasamsarga
  15. Abhidhana
  16. Abhidheya
  17. Abhighata
  18. Abhihita
  19. Abhikrama
  20. Abhikriti
  21. Abhikshnya
  22. Abhimukhi
  23. Abhinanda
  24. Abhinavavrittaratnakara
  25. Abhinaya
  26. Abhinidhana
  27. Abhinihita
  28. Abhinihitasvara
  29. Abhinirvriti
  30. Abhinishtana
  31. Abhinivishta
  32. Abhipraya
  33. Abhira
  34. Abhisarini
  35. Abhisvarita
  36. Abhividhi
  37. Abhivyadana
  38. Abhivyahara
  39. Abhiyakarya
  40. Abhiyaprakarana
  41. Abhiyasiddhatva
  42. Abhutatadbhava
  43. Abhyahata
  44. Abhyam
  45. Abhyamkara
  46. Abhyantara
  47. Abhyantaraprayatna
  48. Abhyasa
  49. Abhyasta
  50. Abhyatilaka
  51. Abhyavritti
  52. Ac
  53. Acala
  54. Acaladhriti
  55. Acara
  56. Acarakvip
  57. Acarya
  58. Acaryadeshiya
  59. Acaryasampad
  60. Acikitsya
  61. Acitadi
  62. Adac
  63. Adadi
  64. Adadika
  65. Adanta
  66. Adarshana
  67. Adesa
  68. Adeshin
  69. Adhara
  70. Adharadheyabhava
  71. Adheya
  72. Adhika
  73. Adhikara
  74. Adhikarana
  75. Adhikya
  76. Adhishta
  77. Adhisparsham
  78. Adhoshta
  79. Adhrishiya
  80. Adhuna
  81. Adhvayoga
  82. Adhyahara
  83. Adhyai
  84. Adhyasa
  85. Adhyatmadi
  86. Adhyavasaya
  87. Adi
  88. Adikarman
  89. Adiprabhriti
  90. Adishta
  91. Adit
  92. Adivriddhi
  93. Adn
  94. Adosha
  95. Adravyavacin
  96. Adrishta
  97. Aduk
  98. Adviyoni
  99. Advyupasarge
  100. Adya
  101. Adyantavattva
  102. Adyatani
  103. Adyudatta
  104. Adyudattanipatana
  105. Agama
  106. Agamakatva
  107. Agamin
  108. Agantuka
  109. Agarviya
  110. Agastya
  111. Agati
  112. Aghikarasutra
  113. Aghosha
  114. Aglopa
  115. Agnaukaravaninyaya
  116. Agni
  117. Agnignipadadigana
  118. Agnipurana
  119. Agniveshya
  120. Agniveshyayana
  121. Agra
  122. Agrahana
  123. Agravala
  124. Agrayana
  125. Agrihita
  126. Agun
  127. Ah
  128. Ahan
  129. Ahi
  130. Ahika
  131. Ahitagnyadi
  132. Ahivara
  133. Ahkara
  134. Ai
  135. Aic
  136. Aikapadika
  137. Aikapadya
  138. Aikarthya
  139. Aikashrutya
  140. Aikasvarya
  141. Aindra
  142. Aip
  143. Airak
  144. Ais
  145. Aishukaryadi
  146. Ait
  147. Aittva
  148. Ajadigana
  149. Ajahatsvartha
  150. Ajbhakti
  151. Ajiradigana
  152. Ajitasena
  153. Ak
  154. Aka
  155. Akac
  156. Akalaka
  157. Akalapaka
  158. Akam
  159. Akama
  160. Akampita
  161. Akan
  162. Akandatandava
  163. Akanksha
  164. Akankshya
  165. Akara
  166. Akaraka
  167. Akarmaka
  168. Akarshadi
  169. Akarshaka
  170. Akartri
  171. Akarya
  172. Akathita
  173. Akhandashabdabodha
  174. Akhya
  175. Akhyanaki
  176. Akhyata
  177. Akhyataprakriya
  178. Akhyataviveka
  179. Akhyatavyakarana
  180. Akinic
  181. Akit
  182. Akrit
  183. Akrita
  184. Akritakari
  185. Akritasamdhi
  186. Akritasamhita
  187. Akritavyuha
  188. Akriti
  189. Akritigana
  190. Akritrima
  191. Akritsna
  192. Akriyaja
  193. Akshadyutadigana
  194. Akshara
  195. Aksharanga
  196. Aksharapankti
  197. Aksharasamamnaya
  198. Aksharasamamnayika
  199. Aksharavritta
  200. Aksharopapada
  201. Akshepa
  202. Akshipta
  203. Akta
  204. Akusmiya
  205. Al
  206. Alac
  207. Alakshana
  208. Alakshanika
  209. Alamkara
  210. Alaukikavigraha
  211. Alila
  212. Alinga
  213. Alingavacana
  214. Allopa
  215. Alontyavidhi
  216. Alopa
  217. Alpactara
  218. Alpapeksha
  219. Alpaprana
  220. Alpaprayoga
  221. Alpatara
  222. Alpragrahana
  223. Alu
  224. Aluc
  225. Aluk
  226. Aluksamasa
  227. Alvidhi
  228. Am
  229. Amaitri
  230. Amantrana
  231. Amantrita
  232. Amantritakaraka
  233. Amantrya
  234. Amara
  235. Amaracandra
  236. Amaravali
  237. Ambakartri
  238. Ambukrita
  239. Aminac
  240. Amishra
  241. Amogha
  242. Amoghanandini Shiksha
  243. Amoghavarsha
  244. Amredita
  245. Amreditasamasa
  246. Amritabharati
  247. Amritadhara
  248. Amritagati
  249. Amritananda
  250. Amritasmriti
  251. Amshisamasa
  252. Amshugana
  253. Amu
  254. An
  255. Ana
  256. Anabhidhana
  257. Anabhihita
  258. Anabhinirvritta
  259. Anabhyasa
  260. Anacka
  261. Anad
  262. Anadara
  263. Anadesha
  264. Anadi
  265. Anadishta
  266. Anadyatana
  267. Anaga
  268. Anagavat
  269. Anahva
  270. Anaikantika
  271. Anaimittika
  272. Anakanksha
  273. Anakriti
  274. Analvidhi
  275. Anan
  276. Ananantarya
  277. Anandadatta
  278. Anangakrida
  279. Anangalekhika
  280. Anangashekhara
  281. Ananta
  282. Anantara
  283. Anantarya
  284. Anantya
  285. Ananubanghaka
  286. Ananupurvyasamhita
  287. Ananya
  288. Ananyavadbhava
  289. Anapya
  290. Anarsha
  291. Anarthaka
  292. Anarthakya
  293. Anarthantaram
  294. Anarthantaravacinah
  295. Anata
  296. Anatidishta
  297. Anatyantagati
  298. Anavagatasamskara
  299. Anavakasha
  300. Anavakashatva
  301. Anavastha
  302. Anavasthana
  303. Anavasthita
  304. Anavayava
  305. Anejanta
  306. Anekac
  307. Anekakshara
  308. Anekal
  309. Anekanta
  310. Anekantavada
  311. Anekartha
  312. Anekashesha
  313. Anekasvara
  314. Anga
  315. Angadhikara
  316. Angavritta
  317. Angulyadigana
  318. Anhilvid
  319. Ani
  320. Anic
  321. Animitta
  322. Aningya
  323. Anipatya
  324. Anirdaprathama
  325. Anirdishtartha
  326. Anishta
  327. Anishtijna
  328. Anit
  329. Anitkarika
  330. Anitkarikavivarana
  331. Anitya
  332. Aniyar
  333. Aniyata
  334. Aniyatapumska
  335. Ankita
  336. Annaiyacarya
  337. Anpad
  338. Anta
  339. Antadivadbhava
  340. Antahkarya
  341. Antahpadam
  342. Antahpata
  343. Antahstha
  344. Antakarana
  345. Antam
  346. Antara
  347. Antaranga
  348. Antarangabaliyastva
  349. Antarangalakshana
  350. Antarangaparibhasha
  351. Antaratama
  352. Antaratamya
  353. Antarbhava
  354. Antargana
  355. Antarhita
  356. Antarya
  357. Antastha
  358. Antavadbhava
  359. Ante
  360. Anti
  361. Antodatta
  362. Antu
  363. Antya
  364. Anu
  365. Anubandha
  366. Anubhutisvarupacarya
  367. Anudatta
  368. Anudattatara
  369. Anudattet
  370. Anudattopadesha
  371. Anuddesha
  372. Anudesha
  373. Anudicchastra
  374. Anuk
  375. Anukarana
  376. Anukarshana
  377. Anukarya
  378. Anukrama
  379. Anukramana
  380. Anukrishta
  381. Anukta
  382. Anukti
  383. Anuloma
  384. Anulomasamdhi
  385. Anum
  386. Anumana
  387. Anumanika
  388. Anunada
  389. Anunasika
  390. Anunasikya
  391. Anunyasa
  392. Anupapadyamana
  393. Anupapanna
  394. Anupapatti
  395. Anuparipadyasamhita
  396. Anupasarjana
  397. Anupradana
  398. Anuprayoga
  399. Anupurvi
  400. Anupurvya
  401. Anupurvyasamhita
  402. Anusamhara
  403. Anusamhitam
  404. Anusasana
  405. Anushanga
  406. Anushtubh
  407. Anushtupshloka
  408. Anusvara
  409. Anutpati
  410. Anuttama
  411. Anuvada
  412. Anuvartana
  413. Anuvartya
  414. Anuvidhi
  415. Anuvritti
  416. Anvacaya
  417. Anvadesha
  418. Anvadeshaka
  419. Anvakarshaka
  420. Anvaksharasamdhi
  421. Anvarthaka
  422. Anvarthasamjna
  423. Anvavasarga
  424. Anvaya
  425. Anvayavyabhicara
  426. Anvayavyatireka
  427. Anya
  428. Anyapadartha
  429. Anyartha
  430. Anyasadrishadhikarana
  431. Anyatarasyam
  432. Anyataratah
  433. Anyayukta
  434. Anyayya
  435. Anyonyasamshraya
  436. Ap
  437. Apabhramsha
  438. Apadana
  439. Apadeva
  440. Apakarsha
  441. Apaniniya
  442. Aparajita
  443. Aparakrama
  444. Aparantika
  445. Aparavaktra
  446. Aparthaka
  447. Apashabda
  448. Apatalika
  449. Apatti
  450. Apatya
  451. Apavada
  452. Apavadabaliyastca
  453. Apavadanyaya
  454. Apavadavipratishedha
  455. Apavarga
  456. Apavarna
  457. Apavrikta
  458. Apaya
  459. Apeksha
  460. Api
  461. Apishala
  462. Apishali
  463. Apishali Shiksha
  464. Apit
  465. Apluta
  466. Apoddhara
  467. Appayadikshita
  468. Apradhana
  469. Aprakritisvaratva
  470. Aprameya
  471. Apraptavibhasha
  472. Apraptavidhana
  473. Apraptavidhi
  474. Apraptavikalpa
  475. Aprapti
  476. Aprasanga
  477. Aprasiddha
  478. Aprasiddhi
  479. Apratipatti
  480. Apratishedha
  481. Apratyaya
  482. Aprayega
  483. Aprayogin
  484. Aprayukta
  485. Aprikta
  486. Apuk
  487. Apurva
  488. Aput
  489. Apya
  490. Ar
  491. Ara
  492. Arade
  493. Arak
  494. Arakan
  495. Araktasandhi
  496. Aran
  497. Aranya Shiksha
  498. Aravinda
  499. Ardhadhatuka
  500. Ardhadhatukadhikara
  501. Ardhahrasvodatta
  502. Ardhajaratiya
  503. Ardhaka
  504. Ardhamatra
  505. Ardhamatrika
  506. Ardharcadi
  507. Ardhavisarga
  508. Arhiya
  509. Ari
  510. Arihanadi
  511. Arina
  512. Ariphita
  513. Arjuna
  514. Arjunavilasa
  515. Arka
  516. Arnava
  517. Aropa
  518. Aroparniya
  519. Arsha
  520. Arshaadi
  521. Artha
  522. Arthabhidhana
  523. Arthagati
  524. Arthagrahana
  525. Arthanirdesha
  526. Arthaniyama
  527. Arthapatti
  528. Arthasamaja
  529. Arthavadgrahanaparibhasha
  530. Aru
  531. Arya
  532. Aryabhedaprakashika
  533. Aryagiti
  534. Asamartha
  535. Asamarthasamasa
  536. Asamarthya
  537. Asamasa
  538. Asamasta
  539. Asambadha
  540. Asambhava
  541. Asamhita
  542. Asamjna
  543. Asamjnaka
  544. Asamkhya
  545. Asamnidhana
  546. Asamnikarsha
  547. Asampratyaya
  548. Asamyoga
  549. Asanna
  550. Asarupa
  551. Asarupya
  552. Asarvavibhakti
  553. Asatti
  554. Asattva
  555. Ase
  556. Ash
  557. Asha
  558. Ashadhara
  559. Ashakti
  560. Ashis
  561. Ashishya
  562. Ashmadi
  563. Ashokapushpamanjari
  564. Ashraya
  565. Ashtadhyayi
  566. Ashtaka
  567. Ashtakshara
  568. Ashtama
  569. Ashtamangala
  570. Ashubodha
  571. Ashva
  572. Ashvadi
  573. Ashvaghasadi
  574. Ashvalalita
  575. Ashvalayanapratishakhya
  576. Ashvapatyadi
  577. Ashvatthanarayana
  578. Asi
  579. Asic
  580. Asiddha
  581. Asiddhaparibhasha
  582. Asiddhatva
  583. Asmad
  584. Aspashta
  585. Asprishta
  586. Astarapankati
  587. Astati
  588. Astha
  589. Asthapita
  590. Asti
  591. Asud
  592. Asuk
  593. Asun
  594. Asvadiya
  595. Asvapadavigraha
  596. Asvaraka
  597. Asvayamdrishta
  598. Asya
  599. At
  600. Atac
  601. Atadanubandhaka
  602. Ataddhita
  603. Atadrupyatidesha
  604. Atam
  605. Atan
  606. Atantra
  607. Atasuc
  608. Atatkala
  609. Ate
  610. Atha
  611. Athac
  612. Atharvapratishakhya
  613. Atharvavediya Dantyoshthavidhi
  614. Athuc
  615. Athus
  616. Ati
  617. Atibahu
  618. Atidesha
  619. Atideshika
  620. Atidhriti
  621. Atihara
  622. Atijagati
  623. Atikrama
  624. Atinicrit
  625. Atipatti
  626. Atiprasanga
  627. Atiprayatna
  628. Atirikta
  629. Atishakvari
  630. Atisharkari
  631. Atishaya
  632. Atishayana
  633. Atishayika
  634. Atishayikanta
  635. Atishayini
  636. Atisparsha
  637. Atisvarya
  638. Ativyakta
  639. Ativyapti
  640. Ativyasta
  641. Atman
  642. Atmanebhasha
  643. Atmanepada
  644. Atmanepadin
  645. Atreya Shiksha
  646. Atrin
  647. Attva
  648. Atu
  649. Atulyabala
  650. Atus
  651. Atva
  652. Atvat
  653. Atyadigana
  654. Atyalpa
  655. Atyalpasprishta
  656. Atyantagati
  657. Atyantapahnava
  658. Atyantasamyoga
  659. Atyashti
  660. Atyaya
  661. Atyuccanica
  662. Atyuktha
  663. Atyupasamhrita
  664. Au
  665. Audavraji
  666. Auddeshika
  667. Audumvarayana
  668. Aunadika
  669. Aunadikapadarnava
  670. Aupacarika
  671. Aupacchandasika
  672. Aupachandasika
  673. Aupadeshika
  674. Aupamanyava
  675. Aupamika
  676. Aupasamkhyanika
  677. Aupashleshika
  678. Aurasa
  679. Aurasya
  680. Aush
  681. Aushniha
  682. Aut
  683. Autsargika
  684. Auttarapadika
  685. Autva
  686. Avabhrasha
  687. Avacana
  688. Avaccheda
  689. Avacuri
  690. Avadharana
  691. Avadhi
  692. Avadhimat
  693. Avagraha
  694. Avagrahavirama
  695. Avagyogavid
  696. Avakasa
  697. Avakshara
  698. Avan
  699. Avapodvapa
  700. Avarna
  701. Avasana
  702. Avasananirnaya Shiksha
  703. Avashamgama
  704. Avashishtalinga
  705. Avashyaka
  706. Avashyam
  707. Avastha
  708. Avasthita
  709. Avat
  710. Avayava
  711. Avayavashashthi
  712. Avibhagapaksha
  713. Avibhaktika
  714. Avicalin
  715. Aviddhacurna
  716. Avidhi
  717. Avighatartha
  718. Avilambita
  719. Aviravikanyaya
  720. Avishesha
  721. Avisheshita
  722. Avishtalinga
  723. Avitatha
  724. Avivaksha
  725. Avivakshita
  726. Avriddha
  727. Avritti
  728. Avyakta
  729. Avyapavrikta
  730. Avyapti
  731. Avyapya
  732. Avyavadhana
  733. Avyavastha
  734. Avyaya
  735. Avyayarthanirupana
  736. Avyayasamgraha
  737. Avyayibhava
  738. Avyutpanna
  739. Avyutpannapaksha
  740. Avyutpattipaksha
  741. Ay
  742. Aya
  743. Ayac
  744. Ayama
  745. Ayan
  746. Ayavana
  747. Ayogavaha
  748. Ayuj
  749. Ayuktavarnana
  750. Ayya
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