Cokkanatha, Cokkanātha: 2 definitions
Cokkanatha 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 Chokkanatha.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Cokkanātha (चोक्कनाथ).—A southern grammarian of the seventeenth century who has composed in 430 stanzas a short list of the important roots with their meaning. The work is called धातुरत्नावली (dhāturatnāvalī).
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Cokkanātha (चोक्कनाथ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Rāmabhadra.
2) Cokkanātha (चोक्कनाथ):—of last century: Dhāturatnāvalī [grammatical] Burnell. 42^b. Śabdakaumudī. Burnell. 42^a.
3) Cokkanātha (चोक्कनाथ):—son of Tippa, wrote for Shajirāja (beginning of the 18th century): Kāntimatīpariṇaya nāṭaka. Burnell. 168^a.
4) Cokkanātha (चोक्कनाथ):—son of Tippa: Rasavilāsabhāṇa.
5) Cokkanātha (चोक्कनाथ):—son of Nārāyaṇa, guru and father-in-law of Rāmabhadra Dīkṣita: Dhāturatnāvalī and Śabdakaumudī.
6) Cokkanātha (चोक्कनाथ):—son of Nārāyaṇa, pupil of Nīlakaṇṭha, client of Veṅkaṭeśa, son of Yajñanārāyaṇa: Mahābhāṣyaratnāvalī.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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