Paunaruktya: 8 definitions


Paunaruktya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Paunaruktya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

paunaruktya (पौनरुक्त्य).—n S Repetition of a speech or saying.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Paunaruktya (पौनरुक्त्य).—

1) Repetition; अतिप्रियोऽसीति पौनरुक्त्यम् (atipriyo'sīti paunaruktyam) K.237; R.12.4.

2) Superfluity, redundancy, uselessness; अभिव्यक्तायां चन्द्रिकायां किं दीपिकापौन- रुक्त्येन (abhivyaktāyāṃ candrikāyāṃ kiṃ dīpikāpauna- ruktyena) V.3.

Derivable forms: paunaruktyam (पौनरुक्त्यम्).

See also (synonyms): paunarukta.

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

Paunaruktya (पौनरुक्त्य).—i. e. punar -ukta (vb. vac) + ya, n. 1. Repetition, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 12, 40. 2. Tautology.

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

Paunaruktya (पौनरुक्त्य).—[neuter] repetition, tautology.

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

Paunaruktya (पौनरुक्त्य):—[=paunar-uktya] [from paunar > paunaḥ] n. = -ukta, [Raghuvaṃśa; Śaṃkarācārya; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Paunaruktya 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»] — Paunaruktya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paunaruktya (ಪೌನರುಕ್ತ್ಯ):—[noun] (rhet.) one of the faults in poetical composition, in which ideas, statements, descriptions, etc, are repeated needlessly and boringly.

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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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