Agramya, aka: Agrāmya; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Agramya 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[Agramya in Natyashastra glossaries]

Agrāmya (अग्राम्य, “wild”) refers to a musical expression corresponding with vicitra (diverse), the thirteenth word of the elā composition (prabandha).—A sound is considered to be wild (agrāmya), when it has unsteady (sañcārin) melodic lines. According to some people it is wild, when there is a repetition in the sound of the syllables.

(Source): Google Books: Saṅgītaśiromaṇi: A Medieval Handbook of Indian Music
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Agramya in Sanskrit glossaries]

Agrāmya (अग्राम्य).—a.

1) Not rustic or rural, town-made; अग्राम्यशब्दाभिधानमौदार्यम् (agrāmyaśabdābhidhānamaudāryam) Kau. A.2.1.

2) Note tame, wild.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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