Pratyamnaya, Pratyāmnāya: 7 definitions



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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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

Pratyāmnāya (प्रत्याम्नाय).—Literally, repetition in a contrary way; in the Pratisakhya literature, the word refers to the repetition of a Vedic passage; repetition by pupils after hearing from the preceptor ; cf. प्रत्याम्नायः पुनर्वचनं (pratyāmnāyaḥ punarvacanaṃ) Uvvata on R. Pr. XV. 9.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pratyamnaya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pratyāmnāya (प्रत्याम्नाय).—m S (prati Instead, āmnāya Spoken.) The giving of money, or the performance of particular observances, enjoined as succedaneous acts for penances incumbent but of which circumstances prevent the undergoing.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pratyamnaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pratyāmnāya (प्रत्याम्नाय).—

1) The fifth member of a complete syllogism; i. e. निगमन (nigamana) (the repetition of the first proposition).

2) Contrary determination.

3) Ved. A substitute; see प्रत्याम्नान (pratyāmnāna); प्रत्याम्नायं तु त्वं ह्येनं मा हिंसीः (pratyāmnāyaṃ tu tvaṃ hyenaṃ mā hiṃsīḥ) Mb.3.197.17.

Derivable forms: pratyāmnāyaḥ (प्रत्याम्नायः).

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

Pratyāmnāya (प्रत्याम्नाय).—m.

(-yaḥ) The fifth member of a complete syllogism, (the repetition of the first statement). E. pratirūpatayā āmnāyate prati + ā + mnākarmaṇi ghañ . pratinidhitvena vidhīyamāne .

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

1) Pratyāmnāya (प्रत्याम्नाय):—[=praty-āmnāya] [from pratyā-mnā] m. idem, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] (in [logic]) the proposition re-stated, conclusion (= nigamana).

[Sanskrit to German]

Pratyamnaya 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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