Rupavatara, Rūpāvatāra: 4 definitions


Rupavatara 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)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Rūpāvatāra (रूपावतार).—A well-known work on word formation written by धर्मकीर्ति (dharmakīrti) a Jain grammarian of the twelfth century. Scholars believe that this work was the first work of the form of topics which was taken as a model by the authors of the Prakriyākaumudī and the Siddhāntakaumudī.

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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»] — Rupavatara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Rūpāvatāra (रूपावतार) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—grammar, by Kṛṣṇa Dīkṣita. Report. Xx. Burnell. 41^b. Oppert. 2991. 5152. 5826. Ii, 4898. Quoted by Maitreyarakṣita.
—[commentary] Oppert. 6181.

2) Rūpāvatāra (रूपावतार):—grammar. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 49. 79.
—by Kṛṣṇa Dīkṣita. Stein 45 (inc.).

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

Rūpāvatāra (रूपावतार):—[from rūpa > rūp] m. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German]

Rupavatara 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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