Samamnaya, Samāmnāya: 10 definitions



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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Samāmnāya (समाम्नाय).—Traditional enumeration or list of words or letters; cf. अक्षर-समाम्नाय, वर्णसमाम्नाय, शब्दसमाम्नाय (akṣara-samāmnāya, varṇasamāmnāya, śabdasamāmnāya) etc.; cf. अथातो वर्णसमाम्नायं व्याख्यास्यामः (athāto varṇasamāmnāyaṃ vyākhyāsyāmaḥ) V. Pr. VIII.1. अथ वर्णसमाम्नायः (atha varṇasamāmnāyaḥ) T. Pr. I. l; cf. also समाम्नायः समाम्नातः स व्याख्या-तव्यः (samāmnāyaḥ samāmnātaḥ sa vyākhyā-tavyaḥ) Nir.I.1. समाम्नायः पाठक्रमः । (samāmnāyaḥ pāṭhakramaḥ |) Com. on T. Pr. I. 1.

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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»] — Samamnaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samāmnāya (समाम्नाय).—

1) Traditional repetition or mention,handing down traditionally.

2) A traditional collection (of words &c.); अश्व इति पशुसमाम्नाये पठ्यते (aśva iti paśusamāmnāye paṭhyate) U.4.

3) Tradition, repetition (in general).

4) Reading, recitation, enumeration.

5) Totality, an aggregate, a collection; अक्षरसमाम्नायम् (akṣarasamāmnāyam) Śik.57 (i. e. the letters from a to ha which are said to have been revealed by Śiva to Pāṇini); वाचं वर्णसमाम्नाये तमोङ्कारे स्वरे न्यसेत् (vācaṃ varṇasamāmnāye tamoṅkāre svare nyaset) Bhāg. 7.15.53.

6) An epithet of Śiva.

7) The sacred text (like Veda) in general; पुत्र्याः समाम्नायविधौ प्रतीतः (putryāḥ samāmnāyavidhau pratītaḥ) Bhāg. 3.22.16.

Derivable forms: samāmnāyaḥ (समाम्नायः).

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

Samāmnāya (समाम्नाय).—m.

(-yaḥ) 1. Traditional repetition or mention. 2. A traditional collection. 3. Revelation. 4. Enumeration, recitation. 5. Totality, the aggregate. E. sam and āṅ before mnā to remember, ghañ and yuk affs.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Samāmnāya (समाम्नाय).—i. e. sam-ā -mnā + a, m. Enumeration, Prātiś. ed. Regnier, Journ. As. 1856, p. 187.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Samāmnāya (समाम्नाय).—[masculine] enumeration, collection, literary composition, the sacred writings i.e. the Veda.

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

1) Samāmnāya (समाम्नाय):—[=sam-āmnāya] [from samā-mnā] m. mention together, traditional collection, enumeration, list, [Nirukta, by Yāska; Prātiśākhya] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] handing down by tradition or from memory, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] collection or compilation of sacred texts ([especially] any special redaction of a Vedic text), [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

4) [v.s. ...] the sacred texts in general, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] the destruction of the world (= samhāra), [ib.]

6) [v.s. ...] totality, aggregate, [Horace H. Wilson]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Samāmnāya (समाम्नाय):—[samā+mnāya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Totality; destruction.

[Sanskrit to German]

Samamnaya 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samamnaya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Samāmnāya (समाम्नाय):—(nm) traditional collection (of sacred texts); handing down by tradition or memory.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samamnaya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Samāmnāya (ಸಮಾಮ್ನಾಯ):—

1) [noun] a custom; a tradition.

2) [noun] a handing down by tradition or from memory.

3) [noun] the total, aggregate.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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