śaunakādi शौनकादि

Definition: a class of words headed by the word शौनक to which the taddhita affix इन् (णिनि) is added in the sense of 'instructed by', provided the word so formed is a portion of what is looked upon as a part of the sacred Vedic Literature; cf. शौनकेन प्रोक्तमधीयते शौनकिनः, वाजसनेयिन: cf Kas. on P.IV. 3.106.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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