Anvarthasamjna, aka: Anvarthasaṃjñā, Anvartha-samjna; 2 Definition(s)

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Anvarthasaṃjñā (अन्वर्थसंज्ञा).—A technical term used in accordance with the sense of its constituent parts; e. g. सर्वनाम, संख्या, अव्यय उपसर्जन,कारक, कर्मप्रवचनीय, अव्ययीभाव, प्रत्यय, उपपद (sarvanāma, saṃkhyā, avyaya upasarjana, kāraka, karmapravacanīya, avyayībhāva, pratyaya, upapada) etc. All these terms are picked up from ancient grammarians by Pāṇini: cf. तत्र महत्याः संज्ञाया एतत् प्रयोजनम् । अन्वर्थसंज्ञा यथा विज्ञायेत । संख्यायते अनया संख्येति । (tatra mahatyāḥ saṃjñāyā etat prayojanam | anvarthasaṃjñā yathā vijñāyeta | saṃkhyāyate anayā saṃkhyeti |) cf. M. Bh. on I.1.23; also cf. M.Bh.on I.1.27,I. 1.38,I.2.43, I.4.83, II.1,5, III. 1.1, III.1.92 etc.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Anvarthasaṃjñā (अन्वर्थसंज्ञा).—

1) an appropriate name, a technical term which directly conveys its own meaning; e. g. भविष्यन्ती (bhaviṣyantī) a name for 'future' is an अन्वर्थसंज्ञा (anvarthasaṃjñā) compared with लृट् (lṛṭ).

2) a proper name the meaning of which is obvious.

Anvarthasaṃjñā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anvartha and saṃjñā (संज्ञा).

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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Saṃjña (संज्ञ).—mfn. (-jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) Knock-kneed. n. (-jñaṃ) A yellow fragrant wood. f. (-jñā)...
Anvartha
Anvartha (अन्वर्थ).—a. [anugataḥ artham] Having the meaning clear or intelligible, having a mea...
Mahasamjna
Mahāsaṃjñā (महासंज्ञा).—a high number: Mvy 8035. Cf. saṃjñā (7).
Kandasamjna
Kandasaṃjña (कन्दसंज्ञ).—n. (-jñaṃ) Prolapsus uteri, see kanda. E. kanda a root, and saṃjñā a n...
Kritasamjna
Kṛtasaṃjña (कृतसंज्ञ).—mfn. (-jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) Distinguished by appropriate marks, devices, &...
Candrasamjna
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Antahsamjna
Antaḥsaṃjñā (अन्तःसंज्ञा).—f. (-jñā) Internal consciousness. E. antar, and saṃjñā sense.
Samjnadhikara
Saṃjñādhikāra (संज्ञाधिकार).—a leading rule which gives a particular name to the rules falling ...
Pariluptasamjna
Pariluptasaṃjña (परिलुप्तसंज्ञ).—mfn. (-jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) Senseless. E. parilupta, and saṃjñā sign...
Suryasamjna
Sūryasaṃjña (सूर्यसंज्ञ) or Sūryyasaṃjña.—n. (-jñaṃ) Saffron. E. sūrya the sun, and saṃjña appe...
Cakrasamjna
Cakrasaṃjña (चक्रसंज्ञ).—n. (-jñaṃ) Tin. E. cakra and saṃjñā a name.
Somasamjna
Somasaṃjña (सोमसंज्ञ).—n. (-jñaṃ) Camphor. E. soma the moon, and saṃjña appellation.
Vimudhasamjna
Vimūḍhasaṃjña (विमूढसंज्ञ).—mfn. (-jñaḥ-jñā-jñaṃ) Senseless, unconscious. E. vimūḍha, saṃjñā se...
Samjnavishaya
Saṃjñāviṣaya (संज्ञाविषय).—m. (-yaḥ) An epithet or attributive. E. saṃjñā and viṣaya object.
Shabdasamjna
Śabdasaṃjñā (शब्दसंज्ञा).—(in gram.) a technical term; P.I.1.68. Śabdasaṃjñā is a Sanskrit comp...

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