Prayogaratnamala, Prayogaratnamālā: 3 definitions



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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Prayogaratnamālā (प्रयोगरत्नमाला).—Name of a recognised treatise on grammar written by पुरुषोत्तमविद्यावागीश (puruṣottamavidyāvāgīśa) of Bengal in the fourteenth century. The treatise explains many words which, although current in language and literature, cannot be easily formed by rules of grammar. The author has tried to form them by applying rules of grammar given in the grammatical systems of Panini and Katantra. The alphabet given in this treatise is according to the system of the Tantra Sastra which shows a scholarship of the author in that branch The grammar was studied much in Bengal and Assam.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prayogaratnamala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Prayogaratnamālā (प्रयोगरत्नमाला) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Āpast. by Cauṇḍappa. Oxf. 371^b. K. 10. Burnell. 16^a. Oppert. 909. 1498. 1499. Ii, 164. 1928. Rice. 42.

2) Prayogaratnamālā (प्रयोगरत्नमाला):—an elementary grammar, by Puruṣottama Śarman. Io. 466. 2734. 2812. L. 1819. 2273. Lgr. 72.

3) Prayogaratnamālā (प्रयोगरत्नमाला):—Āpastambasūtrabhāṣya, by Cauṇḍapa. Hz. 161 (adhvara and hautra). 638 (adhvaratantra). L. 4167 (? inc.). Poona. 90. Stein 17.
—by Viṣṇubhaṭṭa. See Āpastambasūtra.

4) Prayogaratnamālā (प्रयोगरत्नमाला):—[dharma] by Vāsudeva, son of Āpadeva. Bl. 19 ([fragmentary]).

5) Prayogaratnamālā (प्रयोगरत्नमाला):—Āpast. by Cauṇḍapa. Hz. 724 (Praśna 6 and 9).
—by Vāsudeva, son of Āpadeva. Ak 382.

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

Prayogaratnamālā (प्रयोगरत्नमाला):—[=prayoga-ratna-mālā] [from prayoga > pra-yuj] f. Name of [work]

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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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