Anukaranavada, Anukaraṇavāda: 1 definition


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[«previous next»] — Anukaranavada in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anukaraṇavāda (ಅನುಕರಣವಾದ):—

1) [noun] (ling.) the theory that formation of words owe their origin to the sound of the thing mean; echoism; onomatopoeic theory.

2) [noun] (art) an argument that art is only an imitation of nature.

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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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