Kathopakhyana, Kathopākhyāna, Katha-upakhyana: 4 definitions
Kathopakhyana 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kathopākhyāna (कथोपाख्यान).—narration, relation, telling a story.
Derivable forms: kathopākhyānam (कथोपाख्यानम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Narration, narrative, relation, telling a story. E. kathā, and upākhyāna telling.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kathopākhyāna (कथोपाख्यान):—[from kathā > kath] n. narration, narrative, relation, telling a story.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kathopākhyāna (कथोपाख्यान):—[katho+pākhyāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Narration.
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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