Paryayokta, Paryāyokta, Paryaya-ukta: 7 definitions


Paryayokta 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Shodhganga: Mankhaka a sanskrit literary genius (natya)

Paryāyokta (पर्यायोक्त, “periphrasis”) refers to a type of Alaṃkāra (figure of speech).—Paryāyokta or periphrasis occurs when the fact to be intimated is expressed by a turn of speech. In other words, when what is to be conveyed is expressed, there is Paryāyokta.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Kavyashastra (science of poetry)

Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyavilasa of Ciranjiva Bhattacarya (kavyashastra)

Paryāyokta (पर्यायोक्त) is an alternative name for Paryāyokti: one of the 93 alaṃkāras (“figures of speech”) mentioned by Cirañjīva Bhaṭṭācārya (fl. 17th century) in his Kāvyavilāsa and is listed as one of the 89 arthālaṃkāras (figure of speech determined by the sense, as opposed to sound).—Most of the Ālaṃkārikas have discussed the figure named paryāyokta and not paryāyokti. Bhāmaha is the first to define it (K.A. III/8). When an idea is stated in a manner which is different from the normal mode, it is the figure paryāyokta.

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Kavyashastra (काव्यशास्त्र, kāvyaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian tradition of poetry (kavya). Canonical literature (shastra) of the includes encyclopedic manuals dealing with prosody, rhetoric and various other guidelines serving to teach the poet how to compose literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Paryāyokta (पर्यायोक्त).—a figure of speech in Rhetoric; it is a circumlocutory or periphrastic way of speaking, when the fact to be intimated is expressed by a turn of speech or periphrasis; e. g. see Chandr.5.66. or S. D.733.

Derivable forms: paryāyoktam (पर्यायोक्तम्).

Paryāyokta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms paryāya and ukta (उक्त).

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

Paryāyokta (पर्यायोक्त):—[=pary-āyokta] [from pary-āya > parī] n. (in [rhetoric]) a [particular] figure of speech (in which the fact to be intimated is expressed by a turn of speech or periphrasis), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Paryayokta in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paryayokta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paryāyōkta (ಪರ್ಯಾಯೋಕ್ತ):—

1) [noun] = ಪರ್ಯಾಯ - [paryaya -] 19.

2) [noun] (rhet.) an expression used as a cover-up concealing the real intention.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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