Adhikavakyokti, Adhikavākyokti, Adhika-vakyokti: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhikavākyokti (अधिकवाक्योक्ति).—f. exaggeration, hyperbole.

Derivable forms: adhikavākyoktiḥ (अधिकवाक्योक्तिः).

Adhikavākyokti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhika and vākyokti (वाक्योक्ति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhikavākyokti (अधिकवाक्योक्ति):—[=adhika-vākyokti] [from adhika > adhi] f. exaggeration, hyperbole.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhikavākyokti (अधिकवाक्योक्ति):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-ktiḥ) Exaggeration, hyperbole. E. adhika-vākya and ukti.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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