Samvijnana, Saṃvijñāna: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Saṃvijñāna (संविज्ञान).—Apprehension; cf. बहुव्रीहौ तदगु-णसंविज्ञानमपि (bahuvrīhau tadagu-ṇasaṃvijñānamapi).

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Samvijnana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃvijñāna (संविज्ञान).—

1) Agreement, consent.

2) Thorough understanding.

3) Perception, knowledge.

Derivable forms: saṃvijñānam (संविज्ञानम्).

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

Saṃvijñāna (संविज्ञान).—i. e. sam-vi -jñā + ana, n. Knowledge, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 35, 1.

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

Saṃvijñāna (संविज्ञान).—[neuter] perceiving, understanding, knowing.

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

1) Saṃvijñāna (संविज्ञान):—[=saṃ-vijñāna] [from saṃvi-jñā] n. agreement, consent, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] thorough or complete understanding, [Śaṃkarācārya; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha] perception, knowledge, [Uttararāma-carita]

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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. 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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