Anukramana, Anukramaṇa: 12 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Anukraman.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Anukramana in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण).—Enumeration (in the right order as.opposed to व्युत्क्रम (vyutkrama)); e. g. अथ किमर्थमुत्तरत्र एवमादि अनुक्रमणं क्रियते (atha kimarthamuttaratra evamādi anukramaṇaṃ kriyate) M. Bh. on II.1.58; also on IV. 2.70; verbal forms of the root क्रम् (kram) with अनु (anu) occur in this sense very frequently; e.g. यदित ऊर्ध्वं अनुक्रमिष्यामः (yadita ūrdhvaṃ anukramiṣyāmaḥ); so also the p.p.p. अनुक्रान्तं (anukrāntaṃ) occurs frequently in the same sense. अनुतन्त्र (anutantra) lit. that which follows Tantra i.e. Śāstra which means the original rules of a Śāstra; technical term for Vartika used by Bhartṛhari;cf. सूत्राणां सानुतन्त्राणां भाष्याणां च प्रणेतृभिः (sūtrāṇāṃ sānutantrāṇāṃ bhāṣyāṇāṃ ca praṇetṛbhiḥ) Vāk. Pad. I.23, where the word अनुतन्त्र (anutantra) is explained as Vārtika by the commentator.

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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

[«previous next»] — Anukramana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण).—

1) Proceeding in order.

2) Following.

-ṇī, -ṇikā [svārthe kan] A table of contents, an index showing the successive contents of a work. उभे सन्ध्ये जपन्किञ्चित् सद्यो मुच्येत किल्बिषात् । अनुक्रमण्या यावत्स्यादह्ना रात्र्या च सञ्चितम् (ubhe sandhye japankiñcit sadyo mucyeta kilbiṣāt | anukramaṇyā yāvatsyādahnā rātryā ca sañcitam) || Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.1.263.

Derivable forms: anukramaṇam (अनुक्रमणम्).

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

Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Proceeding methodically or in order. 2. Following. E. anu, and kramaṇa going.

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

Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण).—[neuter] methodical arrangement; [feminine] anukramaṇī & anukramaṇikā table of contents.

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

1) Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण):—[=anu-kramaṇa] [from anu-kram] n. proceeding methodically or in order

2) [v.s. ...] following.

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

Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण):—[tatpurusha compound] 1. n.

(-ṇam) 1) Following.

2) Arranging, dis-posing methodically. 2. f.

(-ṇī) An explanatory table of contents, esp. of vaidik writings. E. kram with anu, kṛt aff. lyuṭ; 2. with fem. aff. ṅīp.

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

Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण):—[anu-kramaṇa] (ṇaṃ) 1. n. Proceeding orderly or progressively.

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

Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇukkamaṇa.

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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

[«previous next»] — Anukramana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Anukramaṇa (अनुक्रमण) [Also spelled anukraman]:—(nm) sequence, succession; introgression.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Anukramaṇa (ಅನುಕ್ರಮಣ):—[noun] a systematic following; a perfect following of the order.

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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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