Shastrartha, aka: Śāstrārtha, Shastra-artha; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śāstrārtha can be transliterated into English as Sastrartha or Shastrartha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Śāstrārtha (शास्त्रार्थ).—The purpose of a rule of grammar; cf. अतोत्राप्यवयवेन शास्त्रार्थः संप्रतीयते (atotrāpyavayavena śāstrārthaḥ saṃpratīyate) M.Bh. on P.VI.1.84 Vart. 5: cf. also, तद्यथा । लोके वसन्ते ब्राह्मणो-ग्नीनादधीतेति सकृदाधाय कृतः शास्त्रार्थ इति पुनः प्रवृत्तिर्न भवति । (tadyathā | loke vasante brāhmaṇo-gnīnādadhīteti sakṛdādhāya kṛtaḥ śāstrārtha iti punaḥ pravṛttirna bhavati |) M. Bh. on VI.1. 84 Vart. 3; VI.4.104 Vart. 3.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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śāstrārtha (शास्त्रार्थ).—m (S Meaning or import of the Shastras or of a Shastra.) A precept or direction of the Shastra; a regulation or provision for a case. śā0 karaṇēṃ g. of o. To do a thing slightly and superficially, in a slubbering, slurring manner, just for the name of it. śāstrārthāsa asaṇēṃ See śāstrāsa asaṇēṃ under śāstra.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śāstrārtha (शास्त्रार्थ).—m A precept of the śāstra, a regulation or provision for a case. śā?B karaṇēṃ To do a thing slightly and super- ficially, in a slubbering, slurring manner. śāstrārthāsa asaṇēṃ See śāstrāsa asaṇēṃ.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Śāstrārtha (शास्त्रार्थ).—

1) the meaning of the sacred precept.

2) a scriptural precept or statement.

Derivable forms: śāstrārthaḥ (शास्त्रार्थः).

Śāstrārtha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śāstra and artha (अर्थ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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