Atyukta, Atyuktā: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

1) Atyuktā (अत्युक्ता) refers to a class of rhythm-type (chandas) containing two syllables in a pāda (‘foot’ or ‘quarter-verse’), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 15. There are twenty-six classes of chandas and out of them arise the various syllabic meters (vṛtta), composed of four pādas, defining the pattern of alternating light and heavy syllables.

2) Atyuktā (अत्युक्ता) is the name of a meter belonging to the Vṛtta (syllabic) class of Dhruvā (songs) described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“The metre which has all syllables long in all its feet of two syllables, is atyuktā”.

Natyashastra book cover
context information

Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atyuktā (अत्युक्ता).—[uktā-kthā ekākṣarapādā vṛttiḥ, tām atikrāntā] Name of a class of metres of 4 lines, each of 2 syllables.

See also (synonyms): atyukthā.

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

Atyuktā (अत्युक्ता):—[=aty-uktā] f. Name of a class of metres (of four lines, each containing two syllables).

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

Atyuktā (अत्युक्ता):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-ktā) The name of a class of metres, regulated by number and quantity; it consists of a stanza of four lines with two syllables in each line and comprises four varieties. (See

1) strī or kāma,

2) rati or mahī,

3) sāru,

4) madhu.) Also called atyukthā. E. ati (sc. krāntā) and uktā, another class of metres (in the sense of the accusative).

[Sanskrit to German]

Atyukta in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Atyukta (ಅತ್ಯುಕ್ತ):—[noun] = ಅತ್ಯುಕ್ತೆ [atyukte].

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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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