Jatipaksha, aka: Jātipakṣa; 2 Definition(s)


Jatipaksha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Jātipakṣa can be transliterated into English as Jatipaksa or Jatipaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Jatipaksha in Vyakarana glossary... « previous · [J] · next »

Jātipakṣa (जातिपक्ष).—The view that जाति (jāti), or genus only, is the denotation of every word. The view was first advocated by Vajapyayana which was later on held by many, the Mimamsakas being the chief supporters of the view. See Mahabhasya on P. I. 2.64. See Par. Sek. Pari. 40.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Jatipaksha in Marathi glossary... « previous · [J] · next »

jātipakṣa (जातिपक्ष).—m S A tribe, class, or species considered collectively: as disting. from vyaktipakṣa A tribe &c., considered individually or distributively.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Jātipadārthavāda (जातिपदार्थवाद).—See जातिपक्ष (jātipakṣa).

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