Anarsha, Anārṣa: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Anārṣa can be transliterated into English as Anarsa or Anarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Anārṣa (अनार्ष).—Non-vedic: not proceeding from any Ṛṣi, or Vedic Seer, cf. संबुद्धौ शाकल्यस्येतौ अनार्षे (saṃbuddhau śākalyasyetau anārṣe) P. I.1.16, also Kāś. on the same: cf. किमिदमुपस्थितं नाम । अनार्ष इतिकरणः (kimidamupasthitaṃ nāma | anārṣa itikaraṇaḥ) M.Bh.on VI.1.129:

2) Anārṣa.—Pertaining to the Padapāṭha which is looked upon as अनार्ष (anārṣa) i, e. not proceeding from any Vedic Seer; cf. अनार्षे इतिकरणः । स च द्व्यक्षर आद्युदात्तश्च (anārṣe itikaraṇaḥ | sa ca dvyakṣara ādyudāttaśca), Uvvaṭa on R. Pr. III.23; cf. also A. Pr. III. 1.3.

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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anārṣa (अनार्ष).—a.

1) Not belonging to the Ṛiṣis, not Vedic; not belonging to the text of a Vedic hymn (as iti used in the Padapāṭha with certain words not followed in the Saṃhitā by iti); सम्बुद्धौ शाकल्यस्येतावनार्षे (sambuddhau śākalyasyetāvanārṣe) P.I.1. 16 (= avaidike Sk.).

2) Not added to a Ṛiṣi's name (as an affix); P.IV.1.78.

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

Anārṣa (अनार्ष).—[adjective] not coming from or relating to a Ṛṣi.

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

1) Anārṣa (अनार्ष):—[=an-ārṣa] mfn. not belonging to a Ṛṣi or to a Vedic hymn

2) [v.s. ...] not belonging to the Saṃhitā text (e.g. the word iti, added for grammatical purposes in the Pada-pāṭha to certain words, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya])

3) [v.s. ...] not applied to a Ṛṣi, not added to his name (as an affix), [Pāṇini 4-1, 78.]

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

Anārṣa (अनार्ष):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-rṣaḥ-rṣī-rṣam) 1) Not relating or be-longing to a Ṛṣi (to his name &c.).

2) Not relating to the vaidik hymns (considered as the inspirations of the Ṛṣis). E. a neg. and ārṣa.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Anārṣa (अनार्ष) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇārisa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anarsha in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anārṣa (ಅನಾರ್ಷ):—

1) [adjective] not belonging to the ancient times (esp. not belonging to Vēdic period); of recent past or present times.

2) [adjective] not belonging to the sages of ancient times.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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