Abhikriti, Abhikṛti: 2 definitions


Abhikriti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Abhikṛti can be transliterated into English as Abhikrti or Abhikriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Abhikṛti (अभिकृति).—A variety of long metres called अतिच्छन्दस् (aticchandas); it consists of 100 syllables. cf. अभिकृतिः -देवा अग्निः स्विष्टकृत् (abhikṛtiḥ -devā agniḥ sviṣṭakṛt) R. Pr. XVI.60.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhikṛti (अभिकृति).—f. Name of a metre containing 1 syllables.

Derivable forms: abhikṛtiḥ (अभिकृतिः).

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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