Kavyanga, Kāvyāṅga, Kavya-anga, Kavyamga: 2 definitions

Introduction:

Kavyanga 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.

In Hinduism

Kavyashastra (science of poetry)

Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyavilasa of Ciranjiva Bhattacarya (kavyashastra)

Kāvyāṅga (काव्याङ्ग) refers to the three “constituents of poetry” according to Ācārya Vāmana designated in his Kāvyālaṅkārasūtravṛtti.—The three kāvyāṅga are—

  1. loka, or the knowledge of worldly norms and behaviour;
  2. vidyā, or the knowledge of different branches of learning,
  3. prakīrṇa, or miscellaneous causes.
Kavyashastra book cover
context information

Kavyashastra (काव्यशास्त्र, kāvyaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian tradition of poetry (kavya). Canonical literature (shastra) of the includes encyclopedic manuals dealing with prosody, rhetoric and various other guidelines serving to teach the poet how to compose literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kāvyāṃga (ಕಾವ್ಯಾಂಗ):—

1) [noun] any of the structural part or subordinate division, of poetical body of a literary work.

2) [noun] any of several means, as knowledge, practice, required for accomplishing of a poetical work.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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