Cangadasa, Caṅgadāsa: 3 definitions



Cangadasa 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 Changadasa.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Caṅgadāsa (चङ्गदास).—A grammarian who has written a work on the topic of the five vrttis. The work is named चङ्गवृति (caṅgavṛti).

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Caṅgadāsa (चङ्गदास) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Vyākaraṇa. Oudh. Vi, 6 (and—[commentary]). See Vaiyākaraṇajīvātu.

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

Caṅgadāsa (चङ्गदास):—[=caṅga-dāsa] [from caṅga] m. Name of a grammarian.

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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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