Kavicandra: 3 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Kavichandra.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kavicandra (कविचन्द्र).—Author of a small treatise on grammar called Sārasatvarī. He lived in the seventeenth century A.D. He was a resident of Darbhaṅgā. Jayakṛṣṇa is also given as the name of the author of the Sārasatvarī grammar and it is possible that Jayakṛṣṇa was given the title, or another name, Kavicandra.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Kavicandra (कविचन्द्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—king, praised by Pañcākṣara. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa]

2) Kavicandra (कविचन्द्र):—father of Jayadeva Vāgīśa, grandfather of Viṣṇurāma (Prāyaścittādarśa). L. 951.

3) Kavicandra (कविचन्द्र):—Vaidyakaratnāvalī. Paris. (B 242 I).

4) Kavicandra (कविचन्द्र):—kavicandra, son of Karṇapūra, father of Kavibhūṣaṇa and Kavivallabha. Poet. Padyāvalī: Kavicandrodaya. Kāvyacandrikā. Dhātucandrikā. Mentioned Oxf. 212^a. Dhātusādhana([grammatical]). Io. 1292. Ratnāvalī kāvya. Mentioned Oxf. 211^b. Rāmacandracampū, ibid. Vrajyā kāvya. Sūcīpattra. 13. Śānticandrikā kāvya. Mentioned Oxf. 211^b. Sāralaharī grammar. Mentioned Oxf. 212^a. Stavāvali kāvya, ibid.

5) Kavicandra (कविचन्द्र):—Manoramā Meghadūtaṭīkā.

6) Kavicandra (कविचन्द्र):—son of Karṇapūra: Cikitsāratnāvalī, composed in 1661 (?).

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

Kavicandra (कविचन्द्र):—[=kavi-candra] [from kavi] m. Name of various authors (of the Kāvyacandrikā; of the Dhātu-candrikā; of the Ratnāvalī; of the Rāmacandra-campū; of the Śānti-candrikā; of the Sārala-harī grammar; of a book named Stavāvali).

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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. 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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