Avakalana, Ava-kalana: 3 definitions


Avakalana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Avkalan.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avakalana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avakalana (अवकलन):—[=ava-kalana] n. burning with Kuśa grass, [Baudhāyana-dharma-śāstra]

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avakalana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Avakalana (अवकलन) [Also spelled avkalan]:—(nm) differentiation, —[gaṇita] differential calculus.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avakalana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avakalana (ಅವಕಲನ):—

1) [noun] the mathematical process of finding the difference between two numbers or quantities; subtraction.

2) [noun] a method of treating the values of ratios of differentials or the increments of quantities continually varying; differential calculus.

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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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