Avacuri, Avacūri, Avacūrī: 5 definitions
Avacuri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Alternative spellings of this word include Avachuri.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Avacūri (अवचूरि).—A short gloss or commentary on a standard work.
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.
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
Avacūrī (अवचूरी) is the name of an anonymous commentary on the Vṛttaratnākara of Kedārabhaṭṭa (C. 950-1050 C.E.), who was a celebrated author in Sanskrit prosody. The Vṛttaratnākara is considered as most popular work in Sanskrit prosody, because of its rich and number of commentaries.
Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Avacūri (अवचूरि).—A gloss, short commentary.
Derivable forms: avacūriḥ (अवचूरिः).
See also (synonyms): avacūrikā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avacūri (अवचूरि):—[=ava-cūri] f. a gloss, short commentary.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Avacurika.
Full-text (+8): Avacurika, Katantravibhramasutra, Anitkarika, Nandasundara, Caritrasimhagani, Bhuvanapradipaka, Vibhramasutra, Meghaduta, Shaddarshanasamuccaya, Devistotra, Meghasamdesha, Linganushasana, Grahabhavaprakasha, Abhidhanacintamaninamamala, Bhuvanadipa, Nyayasara, Vagbhatalamkara, Horashatpancashika, Shatpancashika, Abhidhanacintamani.
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