Laghunyasa, Laghunyāsa: 5 definitions


Laghunyasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

1) Laghunyāsa (लघुन्यास).—Short writing, brief putting in, brief expression; cf. सोयमेवं लघुना न्यासेन सिद्धे (soyamevaṃ laghunā nyāsena siddhe) etc.;

2) Laghunyāsa.—The word is given as a name to a grammatical work, written by देवेन्द्रसूरि (devendrasūri) on the शब्दानुशासन (śabdānuśāsana) of Hemacandra, possibly in contrast with the बृहन्न्यास (bṛhannyāsa) written by Hemacandra himself or with Kāśikāvivaranapańjikā popularly called न्यास (nyāsa) written by Jinendrabuddhi on the Kāśikāvŗtti of Jayāditya and Vāmana. See न्यास (nyāsa).

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Laghunyasa in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

laghunyāsa (लघुन्यास).—m S Certain settings and touchings during worship. Contrad. from mahānyāsa.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Laghunyasa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Laghunyāsa (लघुन्यास) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[tantric] Taylor. 1, 310.

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

Laghunyāsa (लघुन्यास):—[=laghu-nyāsa] [from laghu] m. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German]

Laghunyasa 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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