Aksharachandas, Akṣarachandas, Akshara-chandas: 2 definitions
Aksharachandas 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 Akṣarachandas can be transliterated into English as Aksarachandas or Aksharachandas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Aksharachhandas.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Akṣarachandas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṣara and chandas (छन्दस्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Akṣarachandas (अक्षरछन्दस्):—[=a-kṣara-chandas] [from a-kṣara] n. metre regulated by the number and quality of syllables.
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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The backdrop of the Srikanthacarita and the Mankhakosa (by Dhrubajit Sarma)
Part 4 - Chandas or the metre < [Chapter III - Literary Assessment Of The Śrīkaṇṭhacarita]
Part 4a - Chandas (1): Vṛtta type of metre (akṣarachandas) < [Chapter III - Literary Assessment Of The Śrīkaṇṭhacarita]