Daily Archives: March 23, 2008

Musings on some alternative grammarians

durgasiMha the commentator on the nirukta of yAska states: “vyAkaraNaM aShTadhA |”. The physician and grammarian vopadeva from the medieval yadava court expands on the same theme naming the eight forms of saMskR^ita grammar: indrash-chandraH kAshakR^itsn.a-ApishalI shAkaTAyanaH | pANiny-amara-jainendrA jayantya … Continue reading

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