Samanyalakshana, Sāmānyalakṣaṇa, Samanya-lakshana: 8 definitions

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Samanyalakshana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Sāmānyalakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Samanyalaksana or Samanyalakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sāmānyalakṣaṇa (सामान्यलक्षण).—n (S) A generic or common character, mark, or sign.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sāmānyalakṣaṇa (सामान्यलक्षण).—a generic definition; इति द्रव्यसामान्यलक्षणानि (iti dravyasāmānyalakṣaṇāni) Tarka K.

Derivable forms: sāmānyalakṣaṇam (सामान्यलक्षणम्).

Sāmānyalakṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sāmānya and lakṣaṇa (लक्षण).

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

Sāmānyalakṣaṇa (सामान्यलक्षण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) A generic or specific definition or character. E. sāmānya, and lakṣaṇa mark or description.

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

Sāmānyalakṣaṇa (सामान्यलक्षण).—f. ṇā, one of the three transcendental perceptions, Bhāṣāp. 62, 63.

Sāmānyalakṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sāmānya and lakṣaṇa (लक्षण).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sāmānyalakṣaṇā (सामान्यलक्षणा) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[nyāya] Pheh. 12. 13. Oppert. 7708.
—by Raghunātha. Oudh. Xv, 96.

2) Sāmānyalakṣaṇa (सामान्यलक्षण):—by Jagadīśa. Stein 141. 155.
—by Bhavānanda. Stein 141.

3) Sāmānyalakṣaṇā (सामान्यलक्षणा):—Cs 3, 244 ([fragmentary]). C. Hz. 825.
—by Raghunātha Śiromaṇi. Cs 3, 484 ([fragmentary]).
—by Gadādhara. L.. 953 (on Raghunātha). Cs 2, 248 ([fragmentary]).
—by Jagadīśa. Cs 3, 255 (inc.). 258. 463. 483 (inc.). 491 (inc.). 512 (inc.).

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

1) Sāmānyalakṣaṇa (सामान्यलक्षण):—[=sāmānya-lakṣaṇa] [from sāmānya > sāmāna] n. a generic definition or sign, a definition comprising many individuals, a specific characteristic, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various works.

3) Sāmānyalakṣaṇā (सामान्यलक्षणा):—[=sāmānya-lakṣaṇā] [from sāmānya-lakṣaṇa > sāmānya > sāmāna] f. (in Nyāya) one of the three A-laukika or transcendental perceptions or Saṃnikarṣas, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of various works.

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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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