Economy and the Construction of the Śivasūtras

  title={Economy and the Construction of the Śivasūtras},
  author={Paul Kiparsky and Stanford}
This is Pān. ini’s aks .arasamāmnāya, the enumeration and grouping of the sounds of Sanskrit popularly called the Śivasūtras (or Maheśvarasūtras). The Śivasūtras form an indispensable part of the grammar, and their structure is thoroughly intertwined with, and determined by, that of the As .t .ādhyāyī. Abbreviations (pratyāhāras) are defined on the Śivasūtras and other similarly organized lists by the convention that if xq is followed in the list by the marker Q, then xpQ denotes the set of… CONTINUE READING

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