Gonikaputra, Goṇikāputra: 5 definitions


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Goṇikāputra (गोणिकापुत्र).—A grammarian whose wiew in connection with the correctness of the expressions नेताश्वस्य स्त्रुघ्नं (netāśvasya strughnaṃ) and नेताश्वस्य स्त्रुघ्नस्य (netāśvasya strughnasya) is given by the Mahabhasyakara in the words 'both expressions are justified' (उभयथा गेणिकापुत्रः (ubhayathā geṇikāputraḥ)). Nagesa has observed that गेोणिकापुत्र (geोṇikāputra) is nobody else but the Mahabhasyakara himself; cf. गोणिकापुत्रः भाष्यकार इत्याहुः । (goṇikāputraḥ bhāṣyakāra ityāhuḥ |) NageSa's Uddyota on Mahabhasyapradipa on P. I. 4.5I.

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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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[«previous next»] — Gonikaputra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Goṇikāputra (गोणिकापुत्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—On Kāmaśāstra. Mentioned in Pañcasāyaka Bik. 533. Pāradārādhikaraṇa, quoted by Vātsyāyana Oxf. 215^b. 217^a, by Kokkoka Oxf. 218^a. Grammarian, quoted in Mahābhāṣya on P. 1, 4, 51.

Goṇikāputra has the following synonyms: Goṇīputra.

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

Goṇikāputra (गोणिकापुत्र):—[=goṇikā-putra] [from goṇikā > goṇa] m. Name of the author of a work on the relations towards the wives of others, [Vātsyāyana i, 5, 5 and 35; v, 1, 8; 4, 26 and 33; 6, 48.]

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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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