Punjaraja, Puñjarāja: 5 definitions


Punjaraja 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Puñjarāja (पुञ्जराज).—A famous grammarian of the 12th century who wrote a learned commentaty on a part of the Vāky apadīya of Bhartŗhari in which he has quoted passages from famous writers and grammarians such as भामह, कुन्तक, वामन, हेमचन्द्र (bhāmaha, kuntaka, vāmana, hemacandra) and others. The name is found written as पुण्यराज (puṇyarāja) also.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Puñjarāja (पुञ्जराज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Śambhuhorāprakāśa.

2) Puñjarāja (पुञ्जराज):—son of Jīvanendra, of the Śrīmāla family from Malabār: Dhvanipradīpa. Bhr. p. 12. Śiśuprabodhālaṃkāra. Sārasvataprakriyāṭīkā.

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

Puñjarāja (पुञ्जराज):—[=puñja-rāja] [from puñja] m. Name of a grammarian, [Catalogue(s)]

[Sanskrit to German]

Punjaraja 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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