Pramanya, aka: Prāmāṇya; 4 Definition(s)

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Pramanya 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Pramanya in Vyakarana glossaries]

Prāmāṇya (प्रामाण्य).—Authority; cf. यथोत्तरं मुनीनां प्रामाण्यम् (yathottaraṃ munīnāṃ prāmāṇyam) S. K. on न वहुव्रीहौ (na vahuvrīhau) P. I. 1.29; cf. also the usual expression वचनप्रामाण्यात् (vacanaprāmāṇyāt) Kas. on P. VII. 2.7.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[Pramanya in Marathi glossaries]

prāmāṇya (प्रामाण्य).—n S Truth, justness, equity, agreement with realities or with rectitude. 2 Veracity, probity, integrity, honesty. 3 Proof, evidence, authority.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

prāmāṇya (प्रामाण्य).—n Truth. Veracity. Proof.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

[Pramanya in Sanskrit glossaries]

Prāmāṇya (प्रामाण्य).—

1) Being a proof or resting on authority.

2) Credibility, authenticity.

2) Proof, evidence, authority.

Derivable forms: prāmāṇyam (प्रामाण्यम्).

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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. 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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