Kshetraganita, Kṣetragaṇita, Kshetra-ganita: 6 definitions

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Kshetraganita 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣetragaṇita can be transliterated into English as Ksetraganita or Kshetraganita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Kshetraganita in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Kṣetragaṇita (क्षेत्रगणित).—Geometry. Note: Kṣetra-gaṇita is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kṣetragaṇita (क्षेत्रगणित).—geometry.

Derivable forms: kṣetragaṇitam (क्षेत्रगणितम्).

Kṣetragaṇita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣetra and gaṇita (गणित).

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

Kṣetragaṇita (क्षेत्रगणित):—[=kṣetra-gaṇita] [from kṣetra] n. ‘calculating plane figures’, geometry.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshetraganita 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshetraganita in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṣētragaṇita (ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಗಣಿತ):—[noun] the branch of mathematics dealing with the determination of length, area or volume; mensuration.

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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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