Shabdalakshana, Śabdalakṣaṇa, Shabda-lakshana: 4 definitions
Shabdalakshana 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.
The Sanskrit term Śabdalakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Sabdalaksana or Shabdalakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śabdalakṣaṇa (शब्दलक्षण).—From śabda came sparśa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 4. 50-1.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śabdalakṣaṇa (शब्दलक्षण).—a. what is determined by the sacred word; इह शब्दलक्षणे कर्मणि यथाशब्दार्थं प्रवृत्तिः (iha śabdalakṣaṇe karmaṇi yathāśabdārthaṃ pravṛttiḥ) ŚB. on Ms.11.1.26.
Śabdalakṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śabda and lakṣaṇa (लक्षण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Śabdalakṣaṇa (शब्दलक्षण) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[grammatical] by Vararuci. B. 3, 24.
2) Śabdalakṣaṇa (शब्दलक्षण):—grammar by Vararuci. Peters. 6, 248. 249.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śabdalakṣaṇa (शब्दलक्षण):—[=śabda-lakṣaṇa] [from śabda > śabd] n. Name of [work]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Shabdalakshanarahasya.
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