Kavyamimamsa, Kāvyamīmāṃsā, Kavya-mimamsa: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāvyamīmāṃsā (काव्यमीमांसा).—Name of a work on Rhetorics by Rāja- śekhara.

Kāvyamīmāṃsā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāvya and mīmāṃsā (मीमांसा).

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

1) Kāvyamīmāṃsā (काव्यमीमांसा):—[=kāvya-mīmāṃsā] [from kāvya] f. theory of poetry, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of [work] on it.

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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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