Aprakarana, Aprakaraṇa: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aprakaraṇa (अप्रकरण).—Not the main or principal topic, incidental or irrelevant matter.

Derivable forms: aprakaraṇam (अप्रकरणम्).

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

Aprakaraṇa (अप्रकरण):—[=a-prakaraṇa] [from a-prakara] n. not the principal topic, not relevant to the main subject.

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

Aprakaraṇa (अप्रकरण):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-ṇam) The not being the principal or relevant matter, incidental or irrelevant matter (of a book, a discussion &c.); e. g. Śaṅkara on a passage of the Bṛhadār.: jñānakarmaṇī eva hi medhātapaḥśabdavācye . tayoḥ prakṛtatvānnetare medhātapasī . aprakaraṇāt; applied also to those passages in the Brāhmaṇas which are considered as not connected with, or irrelevant to, the principal topics of an injunction with which they may happen to be found together in the same chapter or book, and which therefore do not share in the rules that apply to the latter, but become the subject of special injunctions; comp. anārabhyādhīta and the following; e. g. in the Jaimini Sūtra: aprakaraṇe tu taddharmato viśeṣāt. E. a neg. and prakaraṇa.

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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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