Prakaranika, Prakaraṇikā, Prākaraṇika: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prakaraṇikā (प्रकरणिका).—A drama of the same character as the प्रकरण (prakaraṇa). The S. D. thus defines it:-- नाटिकैव प्रकरणिका सार्थवाहादिनायिका । समानवंशजा नेतुर्भवेद्यत्र च नायिका (nāṭikaiva prakaraṇikā sārthavāhādināyikā | samānavaṃśajā neturbhavedyatra ca nāyikā) || 554.

See also (synonyms): prakaraṇī.

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Prākaraṇika (प्राकरणिक).—a. (- f.) Pertaining to the subject of discussion, relevant to the matter in hand (often used in the sense of upameya in works on Rhetoric); अप्राकरणिक- स्याभिधानेन प्राकरणिकस्याक्षेपोऽप्रस्तुतप्रशंसा (aprākaraṇika- syābhidhānena prākaraṇikasyākṣepo'prastutapraśaṃsā) K. P.1.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Prakaraṇikā (प्रकरणिका).—(? partly conjectured; to Sanskrit °ṇa), subject of study (Tibetan bstud par bya): °kayā MPS 41.4.

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

Prākaraṇika (प्राकरणिक).—f. (-kī) Belonging to the subject under discussion, relevant to the matter in hand; (the word is sometimes used in the sense of upameya in rhetorical works).

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

1) Prakaraṇikā (प्रकरणिका):—[=pra-karaṇikā] [from pra-karaṇa > pra-kara > pra-kṛ] a f. a drama of the same character as the Prakaraṇa but of less extent, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] b See above.

3) Prākaraṇika (प्राकरणिक):—[=prā-karaṇika] [from prā] mfn. ([from] -karaṇa) belonging to the matter in question or to a chapter or to a class or genus, [Mānava-gṛhya-sūtra; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] being the subject of any statement, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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