Samjnadhikara, Saṃjñādhikāra, Samjna-adhikara: 4 definitions

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Samjnadhikara 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)

[«previous next»] — Samjnadhikara in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Saṃjñādhikāra (संज्ञाधिकार).—A topic or a chapter or a portion of a treatise in which technical terms are given and explained; cf. संज्ञाधिकारोयम् (saṃjñādhikāroyam); M. Bh. on P. I. 1.46, I. 1.56, I. 4.1, I. 4.23; see the word संज्ञा (saṃjñā).

context information

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

Saṃjñādhikāra (संज्ञाधिकार).—a leading rule which gives a particular name to the rules falling under it, and which exercises influence over them.

Derivable forms: saṃjñādhikāraḥ (संज्ञाधिकारः).

Saṃjñādhikāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saṃjñā and adhikāra (अधिकार).

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

Saṃjñādhikāra (संज्ञाधिकार).—m.

(-raḥ) A heading rule which gives a peculiar names to the rules which fall under it and influences them.

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

Saṃjñādhikāra (संज्ञाधिकार):—[=saṃ-jñādhikāra] (jñādh) m. (in, [Pāṇini]) a heading or governing rule which gives a [particular] name to the rules which fall under it and influences them all.

context information

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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