Ganaratnamahodadhi, Gaṇaratnamahodadhi, Gana-ratnamahodadhi: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Ganaratnamahodadhi in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (गणरत्नमहोदधि).—A grammar work, consisting of a metrical enumeration of the words in the Gaṇapāṭha of Pāṇini, written by Vardhamāna, a Jain grammarian of the 12th century, who is believed to have been one of the six gems at the court of Lakṣmaṇasena of Bengal. Vardhamāna has written a commentary also, on his Gaṇaratnamahodadhi. Besides Vardhamāna's commentary, there are other commentaries written by गोवर्धन (govardhana) and गङ्गाधर (gaṅgādhara).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (गणरत्नमहोदधि).—a collection of grammatical gaṇas by Vardhamāna.

Derivable forms: gaṇaratnamahodadhiḥ (गणरत्नमहोदधिः).

Gaṇaratnamahodadhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇa and ratnamahodadhi (रत्नमहोदधि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (गणरत्नमहोदधि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a metrical arrangement of the gaṇas and—[commentary], composed by Vardhamāna in 1140. Io. 949. 3242. K. 80. Bühler 556. Sb. 453. Quoted by Mallinātha and Bhaṭṭoji, the
—[commentary] on Abhidhānacintāmaṇi Oxf. 185^a.
—[commentary] by Govardhana. Bhk. 39.
—[commentary] by Gaṅgādhara. Ben. 20 ([fragmentary]).

2) Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (गणरत्नमहोदधि):—read Oxf. 125^b.

3) Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (गणरत्नमहोदधि):—by Vardhamāna. Goldstu7cker 53.
—[commentary] Vṛtti by the same. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 20. Peters. 4, 18. Stein 41 ([fragmentary]).

4) Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (गणरत्नमहोदधि):—and vṛtti by Vardhamāna. Ulwar 1132.

5) Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (गणरत्नमहोदधि):—[grammatical] by Vardhamāna. Ak 620. Bd. 364 (and glosses). Tod 112.

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

Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (गणरत्नमहोदधि):—[=gaṇa-ratna-mahodadhi] [from gaṇa-ratna > gaṇa > gaṇ] m. ‘great ocean in which the Gaṇas form the pearls’, a collection of grammatical Gaṇas by Vardhamāna.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ganaratnamahodadhi in German

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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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