Kartrabhipraya, Kartrabhiprāya, Kartri-abhipraya: 2 definitions



Kartrabhipraya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Kartrabhiprāya (कर्त्रभिप्राय).—Meant for the agent of the action. The word is used in connection with the fruit or result of an action; when the result is for the agent, roots having both the Padas get the Ātmanepada terminations; cf. स्वरितञ्जितः कर्त्रभिप्राये क्रियाफले (svaritañjitaḥ kartrabhiprāye kriyāphale) P.I.3.72.

context information

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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kartrabhiprāya (कर्त्रभिप्राय).—a. (P.I.3.72) accruing to the agent.

Kartrabhiprāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kartṛ and abhiprāya (अभिप्राय).

context information

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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