Kashakritsna, Kāśakṛtsna, Kasha-kritsna: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kāśakṛtsna can be transliterated into English as Kasakrtsna or Kashakritsna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Kāśakṛtsna (काशकृत्स्न).—(l)an ancient grammarian and philosopher referred to in the Mahābhāṣya; (2) the work on grammar by Kāśakṛtsna; cf.पाणिनिना प्रोक्तं पाणिनीयम् । आपिशलम् । काशकृत्स्नम् । (pāṇininā proktaṃ pāṇinīyam | āpiśalam | kāśakṛtsnam |) M.Bh. on I.1. Āhnika 1.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kāśakṛtsna (काशकृत्स्न).—Name of a Grammarian.

Derivable forms: kāśakṛtsnaḥ (काशकृत्स्नः).

Kāśakṛtsna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāśa and kṛtsna (कृत्स्न).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Kāśakṛtsna (काशकृत्स्न) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Quoted in Brahmasūtra Oxf. 220^a.
—grammarian. Quoted by Kṣīrasvāmin in Kṣīrataraṅgiṇī, by Vopadeva in Kavikalpadruma Oxf. 175^b.

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

1) Kaśakṛtsna (कशकृत्स्न):—[=kaśa-kṛtsna] [from kaśa > kaś] m. Name of a man ([varia lectio] for kāśa-kṛtsna q.v.) [gana] arīhaṇādi.

2) Kāśakṛtsna (काशकृत्स्न):—[=kāśa-kṛtsna] [from kāśa > kāś] m. (gaṇas upakādi and arīhaṇādi) Name of a grammarian (quoted by, [Kaiyaṭa, kaiyyaṭa] and others)

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a philosopher, [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] mf(ī)n. taught by Kāśakṛtsni, [Patañjali]

5) [v.s. ...] mf(ā)n. studying Kāśakṛtsni’s doctrines, [Patañjali]

[Sanskrit to German]

Kashakritsna in German

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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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