Samkhyeya, Saṃkhyeya: 4 definitions



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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Saṃkhyeya (संख्येय).—Lit, those that are to be counted; objects of enumeration; cf. बहुव्रीहौ संख्येये डजबहुगणात् (bahuvrīhau saṃkhyeye ḍajabahugaṇāt) P. V. 4.73; cf. also अथवा संख्या नाम इयं परप्रधाना । संख्येयमनया विशेप्यम् (athavā saṃkhyā nāma iyaṃ parapradhānā | saṃkhyeyamanayā viśepyam), M. Bh. on P. II. 2.24 Vart. 9.

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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

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

Saṃkhyeya (संख्येय).—[adjective] to be reckoned up, numerable.

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

1) Saṃkhyeya (संख्येय):—[=saṃ-khyeya] [from saṃ-khyā] mfn. to be numbered or enumerated, definite in number, calculable, not numerous, [Pāṇini; Mahābhārata] (cf. a-s)

2) [v.s. ...] to be considered (See saṃkhyāta-s).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Saṃkhyeya (संख्येय):—(von khyā mit sam) adj. was gezählt wird, was der Zahl nach bestimmt wird oder bestimmt werden kann, zählbar [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 2, 25. 5, 4, 73.] [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 83.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 872.] [KUSUM. 57, 10.] [Sāhityadarpana 255.] — Vgl. a (adj. auch [Mahābhārata 3, 2861. 4, 910. 12, 6938.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 7, 4, 36]).

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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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