Kalanjanyaya, Kalañjanyāya, Kalanja-nyaya: 1 definition



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kalañjanyāya (कलञ्जन्याय).—the rule according to which a negation connected with an act constitutes prohibition of that act. This is discussed and established by जैमिनि (jaimini) (6.2.19) and शबर (śabara) in connection with texts like न कलञ्जं भक्षयेत् (na kalañjaṃ bhakṣayet) in MS.6.2.19-2. ŚB. 1.1.4.

Derivable forms: kalañjanyāyaḥ (कलञ्जन्यायः).

Kalañjanyāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kalañja and nyāya (न्याय).

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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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