Pāṇini (~6t–4t century BCE[1][2]), or Panini,[6] is the name o an auncient Sanskrit grammarian an a revered scholar in Hinduism.[2][7][8] Conseedert the faither o Indie lingueestics,[9] Panini likely lived in the northwast o the Indie subcontinent during the early Mahajanapada era.[5]

पाणिनिः
Bornक्रैस्तपूर्वं सप्तमशताब्दी
शालातुरग्रामः (सद्यः पाकिस्थानस्य लाहौर-नगरस्य समीपे)
Dee'dत्रयोदश्यां तिथौ
Thriftवैयाकरणः, कविः
Naitionalityभारतीयः
Genreसंस्कृतव्याकरणस्य सूत्ररचयिता
Subjectअष्टाध्यायी, लिङ्गानुशासनम्, जाम्बुवतीवजियम्
Notable warksअष्टाध्यायी
Pairtnerदाक्षी (माता), पणिनः (शालङ्किः) (पिता)
Pāṇini
(Sanskrit: पाणिनि; IPA: [paːɳin̪i])
Born6t tae 4t century BCE[1][2]
Notable wirk(s)Aṣṭādhyāyī (Classical Sanskrit)
ReleegionHinduism[3][4]
RegionNorthwast Indie subcontinent[note 1]
Main interests
Grammar, Lingueestics[3]

NotesEedit

  1. Accordin tae George Cardonna, the tradeetion believes that Panini came frae Salatura in northwast pairt o the Indie subcontinent.[5] This is likely tae be auncient Gandhara.[2]

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Panini (Indian Grammarian). Encyclopedia Britannica. 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Frits Staal (1965), Euclid and Pāṇini, Philosophy East and West, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr., 1965), pp. 99-116
  3. 3.0 3.1 Steven Weisler; Slavoljub P. Milekic (2000). Theory of Language. MIT Press. p. 44. ISBN 978-0-262-73125-6., Quote: "The linguistic investigations of Panini, the notable Hindu grammarian, can be ..."
  4. Morris Halle (1971). The Sound Pattern of Russian: A Linguistic and Acoustical Investigation. Walter de Gruyter. p. 88. ISBN 978-3-11-086945-3., Quote: "The problem was, however, faced by the Hindu grammarian Panini, who apparently was conscious of the grammatical implications of his phonetic classificatory scheme."
  5. 5.0 5.1 Cardona, George (1998), Pāṇini: A Survey of Research, Motilal Banarsidass, p. 268, ISBN 978-81-208-1494-3
  6. James G. Lochtefeld (2002). The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: N-Z. The Rosen Publishing Group. p. 497. ISBN 978-0-8239-3180-4.
  7. Natalia Lidova (1994). Drama and Ritual of Early Hinduism. Motilal Banarsidass. pp. 108–112. ISBN 978-81-208-1234-5.
  8. James G. Lochtefeld (2002). The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: A-M. The Rosen Publishing Group. pp. 64–65, 140, 402. ISBN 978-0-8239-3179-8.
  9. A Bala (2013). B Lightman, G McOuat and L Stewart (ed.). The Circulation of Knowledge Between Britain, India and China: The Early-Modern World to the Twentieth Century. BRILL Academic. p. 104. ISBN 978-90-04-25141-0.