padaprabheda पदप्रभेद

Definition: lit, divisions of words: parts of speech. There are four parts of speech viz.नामन्, आख्यात, उपसर्ग and निपात given by ancient grammarians and the authors of the Prātiśākhya works, while there are given only two, सुबन्त and तिङन्त by Pāņini. For details see pp. 145, 146 Vol. VII. Mahābhāșya D. E. Society's edition.

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