Gunagrihya, aka: Guṇagṛhya, Guna-grihya; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Guṇagṛhya can be transliterated into English as Gunagrhya or Gunagrihya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Guṇagṛhya (गुणगृह्य).—a. appreciating or admiring merits (wherever they may be), attached to merits; appreciative; ननु वक्तृविशेषनिःस्पृहा गुणगृह्या वचने विपश्चितः (nanu vaktṛviśeṣaniḥspṛhā guṇagṛhyā vacane vipaścitaḥ) Ki.2.5.

Guṇagṛhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guṇa and gṛhya (गृह्य).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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