Parisamkhyana, Parisaṃkhyāna: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Parisamkhyana in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Parisaṃkhyāna (परिसंख्यान).—lit. enumeration; enunciation;mention ; the word is found generally used by Katyayana and other Varttikakaras at the end of their Varttikas. The words वक्तव्यम्, वाच्यम् (vaktavyam, vācyam), and the like, are similarly used.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Parisaṃkhyāna (परिसंख्यान).—

1) Enumeration, total, number.

2) Exclusive specification; सांख्यज्ञानं प्रवक्ष्यामि परिसंख्यानदर्शनम् (sāṃkhyajñānaṃ pravakṣyāmi parisaṃkhyānadarśanam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.36.26.

3) Correct judgment, proper estimate; Y.3.158.

Derivable forms: parisaṃkhyānam (परिसंख्यानम्).

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

Parisaṃkhyāna (परिसंख्यान).—i. e. pari-sam-khyā + ana, n. 1. = the preceding 1, 2, 3. 2. Just examination, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 158.

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

1) Parisaṃkhyāna (परिसंख्यान):—[=pari-saṃkhyāna] [from parisaṃ-khyā] n. enumeration, total, a number, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] exclusive specification, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] a correct judgement. proper estimate, [Yājñavalkya iii, 158.]

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

Parisaṃkhyāna (परिसंख्यान):—[pari-saṃkhyāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Exclusive reckoning, or enumeration.

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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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