Shabdaratna, Śabdaratna: 3 definitions


Shabdaratna 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 Śabdaratna can be transliterated into English as Sabdaratna or Shabdaratna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Śabdaratna (शब्दरत्न).—Name of a scholarly gloss written by Haridiksita on the Manorama, a commentary by Bhattoji Diksita on his own Siddhantakaumudi. The proper name of the commentary is लघु-शब्दरत्न (laghu-śabdaratna) of which शब्दरत्न (śabdaratna) is an abridged form.The commentary लघुशब्दरत्न (laghuśabdaratna) is generally studied along with the Manorama by students.There is a bigger work named बृहच्छब्दरत्न (bṛhacchabdaratna) written by Hari Diksita, of which the लधुशद्वरत्न (ladhuśadvaratna) is an abridgment.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Śabdaratna (शब्दरत्न) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Hari Dīkṣita. See Prauḍhamanoramā.

2) Śabdaratna (शब्दरत्न):—lexicon. Mentioned Oxf. 196^b.

3) Śabdaratna (शब्दरत्न):—in 4 Prakaraṇa, belonging to the Kātantra grammar, by Janārdana Śarman. Hpr. 2, 205.

4) Śabdaratna (शब्दरत्न):—philosophy of grammar, by Rāmaśaraṇa. He quotes the Śabdaprakāśikā. Hpr. 1, 351.

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

Śabdaratna (शब्दरत्न):—[=śabda-ratna] [from śabda > śabd] n. Name of a [commentator or commentary] on the Prauḍha-manoramā (q.v.) and of a lexicon

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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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