Mimamsana, Mīmāṃsana: 2 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mīmāṃsana (मीमांसन).—Investigation, examination, inquiry.

-naḥ An investigator, inquirer, examiner.

Derivable forms: mīmāṃsanam (मीमांसनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mīmāṃsana (मीमांसन).—(nt., = Pali vīmaṃsana), investigation (= Sanskrit °sā): LV 430.16 (prose).

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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. 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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