Sanskrit Words

What can you expect to Read & Learn

One can learn about how words are created, how they are categorised and much more.
Words are made up of syllables, which are a combination of vowels and consonants. A syllable may have one or more consonants, however, it will always have only one vowel.
In Sanskrit, there are three grammatical genders (Masculine, Feminine and Neuter), three grammatical numbers (Singular, Dual and Plural) and eight cases (Nominative, Accusative, Instrumental, Dative, Ablative, Genitive, Locative and Vocative).

  • Grammatical Genders

    In Sanskrit, these are known as लिङ्गानि (Liṅgāni). Namely, पुल्लिङ्गम् (Pulliṅgam) (Masculine Gender). स्त्रीलिङ्गम् (Strīliṅgam) (Feminine Gender), and नपुंसकलिङ्गम् (Napuṃsakaliṅgam) (Neuter Gender). This feature is special only for words. The case of a word is also defined by it.

  • Grammatical Numbers

    In Sanskrit, these are known as वचनानि (Vacanāni). Namely, एकवचनम् (Ekavacanam) (Singular), द्विवचनम् (Dvivacanam) (Dual), and बहुवचनम् (Bahuvacanam) (Plural).  

  • Prakṛtiḥ

    In Sanskrit, this is written as प्रकृतिः. In Sanskrit, each word has an original form, without any cases, which is known as the प्रतिपादिकः (Pratipādikaḥ) of that word. The end of that Pratipādikaḥ is known as its Prakṛtiḥ.

  • Word Cases

    In Sanskrit, these are known as शब्दरूपाणि (Śabdarūpāṇi). They are influenced by the प्रकृतिः (Prakṛtiḥ), लिङ्गम् (Liṅgam) and of the प्रतिपादिकः (Pratipādikaḥ).

  • Vibhaktiḥ/Kārakam

    In Sanskrit, this is written as विभक्तिः/कारकम्. A Kārakam is the meaning of the case of the word. Each Kārakam has a specific meaning which is used according to the meaning of the sentence. A Vibhaktiḥ is the name of the group in which that Kārakam belongs.

  • Upapada-Vibhaktiḥ

    In Sanskrit, it is written as उपपद-विभक्तिः. A word/verb which requires a specific Kārakam of the word used in accordance with it that cannot change under any circumstances is called an उपपद-विभक्तिः (Upapada-Vibhaktiḥ).

  • Nouns

    In Sanskrit, nouns are known as सञ्ज्ञाः. Nouns are words which name a particular person, object, place, etc.

  • Pronouns

    In Sanskrit, pronouns are known as सर्वनामानि (Sarvanāmāni). They are used in the place of nouns to avoid unnecessary repetition. In Sanskrit, the use of pronouns can be influenced due to distance between the orator and the object being referred to.

  • Adjectives

    In Sanskrit, adjectives are known as विशेषणाः (Viśeṣaṇāḥ). Thy are used to describe a word. Adjectives have the same case as the word they are describing.

  • Indeclinables

    In Sanskrit, these are known as In Sanskrit, these are known as अव्ययाः (Avyayāḥ). No matter how the sentence is, these words' forms will never change and they always remain the same.

The current query has no posts. Please make sure you have published items matching your query.
error: Content is protected !!