Praptavibhasha, Prāptavibhāṣā: 2 definitions


Praptavibhasha 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.

The Sanskrit term Prāptavibhāṣā can be transliterated into English as Praptavibhasa or Praptavibhasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Prāptavibhāṣā (प्राप्तविभाषा).—(or प्राप्तविकल्पत्व (prāptavikalpatva)) optional prescription of some operation or rule which otherwise is obligatory; cf. लेपे विभाषा । प्राप्तविभाषेयम् । किमर्थेन योगात् । (lepe vibhāṣā | prāptavibhāṣeyam | kimarthena yogāt |) Kas. on P. VIII. 1.45; cf. also हृक्रोरन्यतरस्याम् । प्राप्तविकल्पत्वाद् द्विती-यैव (hṛkroranyatarasyām | prāptavikalpatvād dvitī-yaiva) I Kas. on P. I. 4.53.

context information

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»] — Praptavibhasha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prāptavibhāṣā (प्राप्तविभाषा):—[=prāpta-vibhāṣā] [from prāpta > prāp] f. idem, [ib. i, 3, 50.]

context information

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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