paramāṇu परमाणु

Definition: a time-unit equal to one-half of the unit called अणु, which forms one-half of the unit called मात्रा which is required for the purpose of the utterance of a consonant; cf. परमाणु अर्धाणुमात्रा V. Pr.I.61. परमाणु, in short, is the duration of very infinitesimal time equal to the pause between two individual continuous sounds. The interval between the utterances of two consecutive consonants is given to be equivalent to one Paramanu; cf. वर्णान्तरं परमाणु R.T.34.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
Literary Sources:
Wikipedia: No Wiki page found.
Wiki Articles:

Part of Speech: Coming soon
Gender: Coming soon

No commentaries yet.

comments powered by Disqus

Similar Words


Parse Time: 0.050s Search Word: param�����u Input Encoding: IAST: paramāṇu