Definition of Panini

1. Noun. Indian grammarian whose grammatical rules for Sanskrit are the first known example of descriptive linguistics (circa 400 BC).

Generic synonyms: Grammarian, Syntactician



Definition of Panini

1. Noun. A type of sandwich made of a small loaf of bread, cut horizontally, filled with salami, ham, meat, cheese or other food. ¹

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Definition of Panini

1. panino [n] - See also: panino

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panini

panics
paniculate
paniculated
panicum
panicums
panidiomorphic
panidrosis
panier
paniers
panification
panifications
panim
panimmunity
panims
paning
panini (current term)
paninis
panino
paniolo
paniolos
panipuri
panipuris
panisc
paniscs
panisidine
panisk
panisks
panislam
panislams
panitumumab

Literary usage of Panini

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1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"panini was the architect of Sanskrit grammar; but a long succession of grammarians must have ... The date of panini has been assigned by his learned editor ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"panini, pa'ni-ni, Indian philologist: b. Salatura (near modern Attock), Punjab, 4th century BC ; probably the oldest writer on grammar whose works are ..."

3. Rigveda Brahmanas: The Aitareya and Kauṣītaki Brāhmaṇas of the Rigveda by Arthur Berriedale Keith (1920)
"The same conclusion as to their relation to panini is clearly proved by their language which is decidedly older than the Bhasa of panini, as Liebich * has ..."

4. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1892)
"Base of both mandibles with grooved plates ; black at b.ise of tail almost obf. Base of lower mandible only with I affini* 2, p. :',7~>. solete panini £ ..."

5. The Theosophical Review by Theosophical Publishing Society (London, England) (1896)
"Indeed, the English translation of the Grammar could rightly be called " panini Made Easy." In spite of all these advantages, however, it lacks one of the ..."

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