Prabandhakalpana, Prabandhakalpanā, Prabandha-kalpana: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prabandhakalpanā (प्रबन्धकल्पना).—a feigned story, a work of imagination founded on a substratum of fact; प्रबन्धकल्पनां स्तोकसत्यां प्राज्ञाः कथां विदुः (prabandhakalpanāṃ stokasatyāṃ prājñāḥ kathāṃ viduḥ)

Prabandhakalpanā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prabandha and kalpanā (कल्पना).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prabandhakalpanā (प्रबन्धकल्पना).—f.

(-nā) A feigned story, a work of imagination, whether founded on fact or not. E. prabandha a connected narrative, and kalpanā a making.

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

Prabandhakalpanā (प्रबन्धकल्पना):—[=pra-bandha-kalpanā] [from pra-bandha > pra-bandh] f. a feigned story, a work of fiction, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Prabandhakalpanā (प्रबन्धकल्पना):—[prabandha-kalpanā] (nā) 1. f. A feigned story, a work of imagination.

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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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