Kshirasvamin, Kṣīrasvāmin, Kshira-svamin: 6 definitions


Kshirasvamin 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 Kṣīrasvāmin can be transliterated into English as Ksirasvamin or Kshirasvamin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Kshirasvamin in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kṣīrasvāmin (क्षीरस्वामिन्).—A grammarian of Kashmir of the 8th century who wrote the famous commentary क्षीरतरङ्गिणी (kṣīrataraṅgiṇī) on the Amarakośa and a commentary on the Nirukta of Yāska.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kṣīrasvāmin (क्षीरस्वामिन्).—m. a commentator on the Amarakośa and a grammarian.

Kṣīrasvāmin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣīra and svāmin (स्वामिन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṣīrasvāmin (क्षीरस्वामिन्).—[masculine] [Name] of a grammarian.

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

Kṣīrasvāmin (क्षीरस्वामिन्):—[=kṣīra-svāmin] [from kṣīra] m. Name of a grammarian and [commentator or commentary] on the Amara-koṣa (according to Kaśmīrian tradition the same with Kṣīra, q.v.) [commentator or commentary] on [Kumāra-sambhava vi, 46 etc.]

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Kshirasvamin 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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