Dvandva


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Dvandva

 

(Sanskrit), a copulative compound word. Its components are in a relationship of coordination—for example, Russian severo-zapad,“northwest”; Latin duodecim,“twelve”; and German Rotweiss,“reddish white.” The term “dvandva” was used initially in Sanskrit grammar.

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Los compuestos determinativos determinan un solo objeto natural mediante dos signos juntos, y no dos como en el caso del dvandva.
The Sex-preferential Order of the Components in the Dvandva Compounds in Georgian.
The semantic criterion for dvandvas Bauer (2008: 2) offers is that "the dvandva is understood as being a new unity made up of the whole of the two entities named.
Compounds of a dvandva type are widely observed in languages spoken in East and South-East Asia like Mandarin Chinese.
5) Dvandva Appositional (natural coordination) (accidental coordination) SAE x o Asian languages o x
Finally, the great commentator Nagojibhatta suggested that Katyayana's formulation implied a critique of Panini: avaradinam was grammatically more correct than purvadinam, because of Panini's ride II 2 33 [30 purvam 32 dvandve] aj-ady-ad-antam "Tn a dvandva compound the word beginning with a vowel and ending in a short/a/precedes.
Even if it is to be taken as a dvandva, the term manussa is likely to refer to other non-monastics, since there is a range of more specific terms for monastics.
The close connection between the two terms further follows from the dvandva compound urvasthiva-, which contains the stem [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
That is, avyay[bar{i}]bh[bar{a}]va, tatpurusa, bahuvr[bar{i}]hi, and dvandva compounds are described by some in terms of semantics, such that they are respectively compounds whose principal meaning is that of the prior term, the last term, neither term, and both terms.
Scharfe mit dem zitierenswerten Satz, der zugleich seine Ergebnisse umreisst: "But it is gratifying that we can ultimately agree with Jacobi on the rise of compounds in Prakrit and the similarity with Dravidian usage, with Renou on the spread of long dvandvas in the sutra literature, with Hauschild on the Dravidian influence, and with Bloch and Burrow on the literary aspects of this development.
These do not exactly correspond to dvandvas (in Sanskrit terminology), but rather seem to be recent univerbations (as is shown by the fact that often the first member appears in an inflected form).
dvandvas cayam itaretarayoge | tena parasparapeksayoh smrtisilayoh dharmam prati pramanyam evabhipretam na purvavan nirvartakatvam | samadhanavati ya smrtih sa pramanam na smrtimatram Sila means mental focus .