Dakshiputra, Dākṣīputra, Dakshi-putra: 5 definitions


Dakshiputra 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 Dākṣīputra can be transliterated into English as Daksiputra or Dakshiputra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Dākṣīputra (दाक्षीपुत्र).—lit. son of a female descendant of दक्ष (dakṣa); name given to Panini who was the son of दाक्षी (dākṣī) a female descendant of दक्ष (dakṣa); cf. शंकरः शांकरीं प्रादाद्दाक्षीपुत्राय धीमते (śaṃkaraḥ śāṃkarīṃ prādāddākṣīputrāya dhīmate) Pan. Sik. 56; cf. also सर्वे सर्वपदादेशा दाक्षीपुत्रस्य पाणिनेः (sarve sarvapadādeśā dākṣīputrasya pāṇineḥ) M.Bh. on P. I. 1.20: VII.1.27.

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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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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Dākṣīputra (दाक्षीपुत्र) is a name of Pāṇini, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 19.61.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Dākṣīputra (दाक्षीपुत्र).—Name of Pāṇini.

Derivable forms: dākṣīputraḥ (दाक्षीपुत्रः).

Dākṣīputra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dākṣī and putra (पुत्र).

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

Dākṣīputra (दाक्षीपुत्र):—[=dākṣī-putra] [from dākṣi > dākṣa] m. [metronymic] of Pāṇini, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Dākṣīputra (दाक्षीपुत्र):—[dākṣī-putra] (traḥ) 1. m. The inspired grammarian Pānīni.

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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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