Shabdaratnakara, Śabdaratnākara, Shabda-ratnakara: 3 definitions
Shabdaratnakara 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 Śabdaratnākara can be transliterated into English as Sabdaratnakara or Shabdaratnakara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kosha (encyclopedic lexicons)Source: Shodhganga: Technical study of the dictionaries published in Sanskrit language since 1800 AD
1) Śabdaratnākara (शब्दरत्नाकर).—Vāmanabhattabāṇa (about 1400 A.D.) is the compiler of this lexicon of synonyms. The work has three sections, called kandas. The kandas have been further divided into different adhyayas, containing around 1050 stanzas. The first kanda has nine adhyāayās. The second kāṇḍa has eight adhyāyās. The third kanda has seven adhyayas. The last kanda treats with homonyms and indeclinables as well.
2) Śabdaratnākara (शब्दरत्नाकर) has six sections called kandas, with special emphasis on Jaina pantheon. The work is ascribed to Sadhusundaragani. It is also known as Sabdaprabhodanamamala.
Kosha (कोश, kośa) refers to Sanskrit lexicons intended to provide additional information regarding technical terms used in religion, philosophy and the various sciences (shastra). The oldest extant thesaurus (kosha) dates to the 4th century AD.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Śabdaratnākara (शब्दरत्नाकर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[grammatical] by Veṇīmādhava. Oudh. Iii, 12.
—by Sundaragaṇi. B. 3, 24. Bl. 16. Peters. 1, 130 ([grammatical]?).
2) Śabdaratnākara (शब्दरत्नाकर):—lexicon. Oppert. 5349. 5668. 5762.
—by Mahīpa. Oxf. 351^b ([fragmentary]).
—by Vāmana Bhaṭṭa. Burnell. 46^b. Oppert. Ii, 2227.
—or Śabdaprabhedanāmamālā by Sādhu Sundaragaṇi. L. 2557.
3) Śabdaratnākara (शब्दरत्नाकर):—[grammatical] by Kāśīśvara. Hr. Notices Vol. Xi, Pref. p. 16.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śabdaratnākara (शब्दरत्नाकर):—[=śabda-ratnākara] [from śabda-ratna > śabda > śabd] m. Name of grammars and dictionaries.
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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