ISBN 9788185636412,Kaunda Bhatta's Vaiyakaranabhusanasara:  An Analytical Study

Kaunda Bhatta's Vaiyakaranabhusanasara: An Analytical Study



Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 1998

ISBN 9788185636412

ISBN-10 8185636419

Hard Back

Number of Pages 211 Pages
Language (English)

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Kaunda Bhatta's Vaiyakaranabhusanasara is an abridgement of his own Vaiyakaranabhusana. It is a pioneering attempt at logical systematization of Panini's Grammar. It presents an argument to show the reason for the differing interpretations of the Paninian rules by Mimamsakas and Naiyayikas on the one hand, and grammarians of the other. Through an analysis of verbal roots, conjugational, declensional, primary and secondary affixes, compounds, prefixes and particles. and a study of sphota, it explicates Grammarians' outlook on verbal cognition. The present study is a critical examination of Kaunda Bhatta's arguments. It brings out the relevance of Paninian Grammar in understanding the modern theories of meaning, semantics and syntax. Contents Preface 1. Introduction 2. The Meaning of Verbal Roots and Conjugational Endings 3. The Meaning of Nominal Stems and Declensional Endings 4. The Notative Function of Compounds 5. The Faculty of Import 6. Complementaries 7. The Doctrine of Sphota 8. Concluding Remarks