tatpuruṣa

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Borrowed from Sanskrit तत्पुरुष (tatpuruṣa).

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tatpuruṣa (plural tatpuruṣas)

  1. (Sanskrit grammar, lexicography) A dependent determinative compound, i.e. a compound XY meaning a type of Y which is related to X in a way corresponding to one of the grammatical cases of X.

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