Samasabhavana, Samāsabhāvanā: 6 definitions


Samasabhavana 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.

In Hinduism

Ganitashastra (Mathematics and Algebra)

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Source: Hindu Mathematics

Samāsabhāvanā (समासभावना) refers to “addition lemma” or “additive composition” and represents one of two types of Bhāvanā (“demonstration”) or “proof” (meaning anything demonstrated or proved, hence theorem, lemma), according to the principles of Bījagaṇita (“algebra” or ‘science of calculation’), according to Gaṇita-śāstra, ancient Indian mathematics and astronomy.—The word bhāvanā also means composition or combination. Bhāvanā is further distinguished as: (1) samāsabhāvanā (Addition Lemma or Additive Composition) and (2) antarabhāvanā (Subtraction Lemma or Subtractive Composition).

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Ganitashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, gaṇitaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science of mathematics, algebra, number theory, arithmetic, etc. Closely allied with astronomy, both were commonly taught and studied in universities, even since the 1st millennium BCE. Ganita-shastra also includes ritualistic math-books such as the Shulba-sutras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samasabhavana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samāsabhāvanā (समासभावना).—f S Composition by the sum of the products.

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

Samāsabhāvanā (समासभावना).—f.

(-nā) Composition by the sum of the products. E. samāsa, and bhāvanā contemplating.

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

1) Samāsabhāvanā (समासभावना):—[=sam-āsa-bhāvanā] [from sam-āsa > sam-as] f. composition of the sum of the products, [Colebrooke]

2) [v.s. ...] the rule for finding the sine of sum of two arcs, [Siddhāntaśiromaṇi]

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

Samāsabhāvanā (समासभावना):—[samāsa+bhāvanā] (nā) 1. f. Total sum of the products.

[Sanskrit to German]

Samasabhavana 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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