Munittirayam, Muṉittirayam, Muni-tirayam: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Muṉittirayam (முனித்திரயம்) [muṉi-tirayam] noun < muni-traya.

1. The three chief Sanskrit grammarians, viz., Pāṇiṉi, Kāttiyāyaṉar, Patañcali; பாணினி காத்தியாயனர் பதஞ்சலி என்ற வடமொழி இலக்கண வாசிரியர்களாகிய முனிவர் மூவர். [panini kathiyayanar pathanchali enra vadamozhi ilakkana vasiriyarkalagiya munivar muvar.]

2. A sect of Vaṭakalai Vaiṣṇava Brahmins; வடகலை வைஷ்ணவ பிராமணருள் ஒரு வகுப்பினர். [vadagalai vaishnava piramanarul oru vaguppinar.]

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