Chandoviciti, Chandas-viciti, Chando-viciti: 7 definitions


Chandoviciti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Chhandovichiti.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Chandoviciti (छन्दोविचिति).—f. 'examination of metres', Name of a work on metres, sometimes ascribed to Daṇḍin; छन्दोविचित्यां सकलस्तत्प्रपञ्चो निदर्शितः (chandovicityāṃ sakalastatprapañco nidarśitaḥ) Kāv.1.12.

Derivable forms: chandovicitiḥ (छन्दोविचितिः).

Chandoviciti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms chandas and viciti (विचिति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Chandoviciti (छन्दोविचिति).—[feminine] question about metres, T. of a treatise on prosody.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Chandoviciti (छन्दोविचिति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Patañjali (?). Oppert. 1829. Ii, 10133.
—[commentary] Oppert. 3403. Ii, 5937.
—by Daṇḍin. Quoted in Kāvyādarśa 1, 12.

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

1) Chandoviciti (छन्दोविचिति):—[=chando-viciti] [from chando > chad] f. ([gana] ṛgayanādi), ‘examination of metres’, metrical science, [Vāmana’s Kāvyālaṃkāravṛtti i 3, 7]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of [work] (called Vedāṅga), [Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra ii, 8, 11; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā civ, 64; Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra; Kāvyādarśa i, 12]

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Chandoviciti in German

context information

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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Chandoviciti in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Chandoviciti refers to: prosody VvA.265 (enumerated as one of the 6 disciplines dealing with the Vedas: see chaḷaṅga). (Page 275)

Note: chandoviciti is a Pali compound consisting of the words chando and viciti.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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