Binducyutaka, Bindu-cyutaka: 2 definitions


Binducyutaka 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 Binduchyutaka.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Binducyutaka in Kavya glossary
Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Binducyutaka (बिन्दुच्युतक) refers to a “kind of word play”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 9.104. See footnote to translation. Cf. Vidagdhamādhava 4.48; Surathotsava 3.63.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Binducyutaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Binducyutaka (बिन्दुच्युतक).—a kind of word-play; चकास्ति बिन्दु- च्युतकातिचातुरी (cakāsti bindu- cyutakāticāturī) N.9.14.

Derivable forms: binducyutakaḥ (बिन्दुच्युतकः).

Binducyutaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bindu and cyutaka (च्युतक).

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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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