Pakshavyapin, Pakṣavyāpin, Paksha-vyapin: 2 definitions


Pakshavyapin 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 Pakṣavyāpin can be transliterated into English as Paksavyapin or Pakshavyapin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pakṣavyāpin (पक्षव्यापिन्).—a.

1) embracing the whole of an argument.

2) pervading the minor term.

Pakṣavyāpin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pakṣa and vyāpin (व्यापिन्).

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

Pakṣavyāpin (पक्षव्यापिन्):—[=pakṣa-vyāpin] [from pakṣa > pakṣ] mfn. embracing the whole of an argument, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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