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Pāṇini
(Sanskrit: पाणिनि; IPA: [paːɳin̪i])
Born 6t tae 4t century BCE[1][2]
Notable wirk(s) Aṣṭādhyāyī (Classical Sanskrit)
Releegion Hinduism[3][4]
Region Northwast Indie subcontinent[note 1]
Main interests
Grammar, Lingueestics[3]

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]

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  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]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Panini (Indian Grammarian). Encyclopedia Britannica. 2013. Retrieved 24 Januar 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.