Anukalpa: 13 definitions

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Introduction:

Anukalpa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Anukalp.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प) usually means a secondary rule prescribing something to be used as a substitute when the thing first prescribed is not available. In Naiṣadha-carita 17.12 the word anukalpa is used in the sense of “an inferior substitute”. In 10.22 it means “similar”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anukalpa (अनुकल्प).—m (S) A secondary or succedaneous injunction; as "Instead of Kusha grass use Durwa. " 2 A succedaneum.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

anukalpa (अनुकल्प).—m A secondary injunction. A substitute.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प).—An alternative, a second alternative, a make-shift, अभावे हि श्रुतस्य अनुकम्पः प्रतिनिधिः (abhāve hi śrutasya anukampaḥ pratinidhiḥ) | ŚB. on MS.6.3.35.

Derivable forms: anukalpaḥ (अनुकल्पः).

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Anukalpa (अनुकल्प).—[anugataḥ mukhyaṃ kalpam]

1) A secondary direction or precept, a substitute or alternative to be used in times of necessity when the primary one (prathamakalpa) is not possible; as the direction to use गोधूम (godhūma) or तण्डुल (taṇḍula) in the absence of यव (yava); प्रभुः प्रथमकल्पस्य योऽनुकल्पेन वर्तते (prabhuḥ prathamakalpasya yo'nukalpena vartate) Ms. 11.3,3.147.

2) A work connected with Kalpa (one of the six auxiliaries of the Vedas).

Derivable forms: anukalpaḥ (अनुकल्पः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प).—m.

(-lpaḥ) 1. An alternative, a substitute. 2. A secondary, subsidiary or succedaneous injunction; as, instead Kusa grass use Durba. E. anu after and kalpa a principal precept.

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

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प).—[anu-kalpa], m. A substituted rule, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 30.

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

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प).—[masculine] secondary injunction, subsidiary rule ([opposed] prathamakalpa).

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

1) Anukalpa (अनुकल्प):—[=anu-kalpa] a See anu-√kḷp.

2) [=anu-kalpa] [from anu-kḷp] b m. permission to adopt an alternative or substitute (e.g. instead of Kuśa grass you may use Dūrbā), [Manu-smṛti etc.]

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

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-lpaḥ) A secondary or succedaneous in-junction: an injunction of what is to be done, if the original injunction cannot be acted upon; f. i. to make offerings with nīvāra, if vrīhi—the dravya originally required —cannot be had; but used also in a more general sense with regard to other duties. E. anu and kalpa.

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

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प):—[anu-kalpa] (lpaḥ) m. A secondary injunction; an alternative.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प):—(1. anu + kalpa) m. eine secundäre Vorschrift; eine Vorschrift, die an die Stelle der primären (prathamakalpa) tritt, wenn diese nicht zum Vollzuge gelangt, [Amarakoṣa 2, 7, 39.] [Suśruta 2, 326, 1.] eṣa vai prathamaḥ kalpaḥ pradāne havyakavyayoḥ . anukalpastvayaṃ jñeyaḥ sadā sadbhiranuṣṭhitaḥ .. [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 3, 147.] prabhuḥ prathamakalpasya yo nukalpena vartate [?11, 30. So ist z. B. Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 2, 3.] in Bezug auf [2, 1.] ein anukalpa [Mitākṣarā 4, 10.] Davon ānukalpika nach gaṇa ukthādi .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प):—1. m. eine secundäre Vorschrift , die an die Stelle der primären tritt , wenn diese nicht zum Vollzuge gelangen kann , [211,5.]

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Anukalpa (अनुकल्प):—2. —

1) Adj. allen Forderungen entsprechend [Mahābhārata 5,46,15.] —

2) m Adv. nachträglich [Gobhila's Gṛyasūtra 1,5,20.]

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Anukalpa (अनुकल्प) [Also spelled anukalp]:—(nm) substitute.

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