Prakalpaka: 5 definitions


Prakalpaka 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

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Prakalpaka (प्रकल्पक).—(fem. प्रकल्पिका (prakalpikā)) a word or expression causing a change in the nature of another word or expression which has to be taken as changed accordingly; cf. प्रकल्पक्र-मिति चेन्नियमाभावः (prakalpakra-miti cenniyamābhāvaḥ) P.I. 1.68 Vart. 15; प्रत्ययविधिरयं न च प्रत्ययविधौ पञ्चम्यः प्रकल्पिक्रा भवन्ति (pratyayavidhirayaṃ na ca pratyayavidhau pañcamyaḥ prakalpikrā bhavanti) M.Bh. on P.I.1.27 Vart.1,I.1. 62 Vart.7; II.2.3 Vart.1, IV. 1.60; cf also रुधादिभ्यः इत्येषा पञ्चमी शप् इति प्रथमायाः षष्ठीं प्रकल्पयिष्यति (rudhādibhyaḥ ityeṣā pañcamī śap iti prathamāyāḥ ṣaṣṭhīṃ prakalpayiṣyati), M. Bh. on II 2.3, Vart. 1, III.1.33.

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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»] — Prakalpaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prakalpaka (प्रकल्पक).—a. Being in a right place.

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

1) Prakalpaka (प्रकल्पक):—[=pra-kalpaka] a pana etc. See pra- √kḷp.

2) [=pra-kalpaka] [from pra-kḷp] b mf(ikā)n. being in the right place, [Patañjali]

[Sanskrit to German]

Prakalpaka 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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