Linganushasana, Liṅgānuśāsana, Linga-anushasana: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Liṅgānuśāsana can be transliterated into English as Linganusasana or Linganushasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन).—lit. science of genders; a short comprehensive old treatise on the gender of words attributed to Pāṇini as its author. Other works with the same designation are attributed to वामन, दुर्गोत्तम (vāmana, durgottama) and others.

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

Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन).—the laws of grammatical gender.

Derivable forms: liṅgānuśāsanam (लिङ्गानुशासनम्).

Liṅgānuśāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms liṅga and anuśāsana (अनुशासन).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन).—n.

(-naṃ) The laws of Grammatical gender.

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

Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन).—[neuter] the doctrine of grammatical gender.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[grammatical] Pheh. 12. 15. Rādh. 9. Taylor. 1, 24. Rice. 292.
—[commentary] by Pṛthivīśvara. Taylor. 1, 24.
—attributed to Pāṇini. K. 86. B. 3, 18. Report. Xx. Oppert. 704. 2020. 2241. 3475. Ii, 6003. 8343.
—[commentary] by Bhaṭṭotpala. Oppert. Ii, 6332.
—[commentary] by Bhaṭṭoji from his Siddhāntakaumudī. Io. 3161. B. 3, 18.
—by Rāmacandra from his Prakriyākaumudī. B. 3, 18.
—by Vararuci. B. 3, 18. D 2. See Liṅgaviśeṣavidhi.
—by Vāmana. Peters. 3, 40^a. 110.
—by Śabarasvāmin. Report. Xx.
—[commentary] Sarvārthalakṣaṇa by Harshavardhana. Report. Xx.
—by Śākaṭāyana. Bühler 544.
—by Hemacandra. Io. 2365. 2542 (and avacūri). Kh. 103 (and avacūri). B. 3, 18 (and—[commentary]). Rādh. 9. Lahore. 8 (and—[commentary]). W. 1688-91.
—[commentary] W. 1694.
—[commentary] by Hemacandra. W. 1691. 1692. Peters. 1, 129. Cambay p. 76.
—[commentary] Durgaprabodha by Śrīvallabha. W. 1692. Liṅgānuśāsanavṛttyuddhāra by Jayānanda Sūri. L. 2564. H. 136. W. 1693.

2) Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन):—read by Harshavardhana and—[commentary] by Śabarasvāmin.
—by Hemacandra.
—[commentary] by Śrīvallabha. read Durgapadaprabodha.

—[commentary] by Jayarāma. read L. 2654.

3) Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन):—attributed to Pāṇini. Stein 46.
—[commentary] Liṅgānuśāsanavṛtti. Rgb. 488.
—[commentary] by Bhaṭṭoji from his Siddhāntakaumudī. Stein 49.
—by Harshavardhana.
—[commentary] Sarvārthalakṣaṇa by Śabarasvāmin, son of Dīptasvāmin. Stein 46.
—by Hemacandra. Fl. 77 (and avacūrṇi). Gb. 93. 94 (and avacūrṇi). Rgb. 1366.

4) Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन):—ascribed to Pāṇini. Ulwar 1167.

5) Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन):—[grammatical] by Vāmana. Peters. 5 p. 94 (and C.).
—by Hemacandra. Bd. 1400. L.. 780. 781.

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

1) Liṅgānuśāsana (लिङ्गानुशासन):—[from liṅga > liṅg] n. the doctrine or laws of grammatical gender, [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various works.

[Sanskrit to German]

Linganushasana 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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