Parimanaka, Parimāṇaka: 5 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parimāṇaka (परिमाणक).—Weight, quantity.

Derivable forms: parimāṇakam (परिमाणकम्).

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

Parimāṇaka (परिमाणक).—[parimāṇa + ka], n. Quantity, Bhāṣāp. 94.

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

Parimāṇaka (परिमाणक):—[=pari-māṇa-ka] [from pari-māṇa > pari-mā] n., measure of any kind e.g. circumference, length, size, weight, number, value, duration, [Bhāṣāpariccheda]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Parimāṇaka (परिमाणक):—n. = parimāṇa [2.] [Bhāṣāpariccheda 94.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Parimāṇaka (परिमाणक):—n. = parimāṇa 2).

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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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