Prastutankura, Prastutāṅkura, Prastuta-ankura: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prastutāṅkura (प्रस्तुताङ्कुर).—a figure of speech in which a reference is made to a passing circumstance to bring out something latent in the hearer's mind; see Chandr.5.64. and Kuval. under प्रस्तुताङ्कुर (prastutāṅkura).

Derivable forms: prastutāṅkuraḥ (प्रस्तुताङ्कुरः).

Prastutāṅkura is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prastuta and aṅkura (अङ्कुर).

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

Prastutāṅkura (प्रस्तुताङ्कुर).—m.

(-raḥ) A figure of speech, (according to some writers,) consisting in the mention of any passing circumstance to indicate something in the hearer’s mind.

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

Prastutāṅkura (प्रस्तुताङ्कुर):—[=pra-stutāṅkura] [from pra-stuta > pra-stu] m. a figure of, speech, allusion by the mention of any passing circumstance to something latent in the hearer’s mind, [Kuvalayānanda]

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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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