Definition of Paninian in US English:

Paninian

(also Paninean)

adjective

US
  • Of or relating to the Sanskrit grammar of Pāṇini; adhering to the rules formulated by Pāṇini.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Whitney (1827–1894). From Pāṇini, the name of an ancient Indian grammarian (? 400 b.c.), who wrote the sutras on Sanskrit grammar on which much later work was based + -an, after Sanskrit Pāṇinīya of or relating to Pāṇini, Pāṇini's grammar as distinguished from other systems of Sanskrit grammar.