Anukta, aka: Anūkta; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Anukta (अनुक्त).—Not actually stated or expressed in a rule; cf. चकारोऽनुक्तसमुच्चयार्थः (cakāro'nuktasamuccayārthaḥ) Kāś. on II.4.18, III.2.26, VII. 1.48; also cf. Nyāsa on P.II.2.9

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Anūkta (अनूक्त).—Said afterwards, generally in imitation; cf. अनूक्तवान् अनूचानः । अनू-क्तमित्येवान्यत्र (anūktavān anūcānaḥ | anū-ktamityevānyatra) M.Bh. on III.2.109.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Anukta (अनुक्त, “unexpressed”).—What is the meaning of unexpressed (anukta)? Anukta means implied and not expressed (said) e.g. to order someone to sit by moving one’s hand.

The opposite (setara) of anukta is ukta (expressed).—Knowing an object according to its attributes and after hearing some words /sound.

according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 1.16, “The subdivisions of each of these (kinds of mati, or ‘mind-based knowledge’) are: more, many kinds, quick, hidden, unexpressed (anukta), lasting, and their opposites”.

Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 1
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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anukta (अनुक्त).—a.

1) Unuttered, unsaid (in gram.) = अनभिहित (anabhihita) q. v. under अभिधा (abhidhā).

2) Unheard of, extraordinary.

3) Not told; असावनुक्तोऽपि सहाय एव (asāvanukto'pi sahāya eva) Ku.3.21.

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Anūkta (अनूक्त).—p. p. Repeated, recited after; occurring in the text studied. यथा वेदो वाननूक्तोऽन्यद्वा कर्माकृतम् (yathā vedo vānanūkto'nyadvā karmākṛtam) Bṛ. Up.1. 4.15.

-ktam, -ktiḥ f.

1) Subsequent mention; repetition by way of explanation or illustration.

2) Study of the Vedas.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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