Chandahkrita, Chandaḥkṛta, Chandas-krita: 2 definitions
Chandahkrita 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.
The Sanskrit term Chandaḥkṛta can be transliterated into English as Chandahkrta or Chandahkrita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chhandahkrita.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Chandaḥkṛta (छन्दःकृत).—any metrical part of the Vedas or other sacred compositions; यथो- दितेन विधिना नित्यं छन्दस्कृतं पठेत् (yatho- ditena vidhinā nityaṃ chandaskṛtaṃ paṭhet) Ms.4.1.
Derivable forms: chandaḥkṛtam (छन्दःकृतम्).
Chandaḥkṛta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms chandas and kṛta (कृत).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Chandaḥkṛta (छन्दःकृत):—[=chandas-kṛta] [from chandas > chad] mfn. composed in metre, [Manu-smṛti iv, 100]
2) [v.s. ...] (a-cch [negative]), [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa iii, 2.]
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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