Siddhantin, Siddhāntin: 7 definitions


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Siddhāntin (सिद्धान्तिन्).—A term used in connection with the writer himself of a treatise when he gives a reply to the objections raised by himself or quoted from others, the term पूर्वपाक्षिन् (pūrvapākṣin) being used for the objector.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Siddhantin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Siddhāntin (सिद्धान्तिन्).—m.

1) One who establishes a conclusion after noticing and answering objections (or pūrvapakṣa).

2) One learned in scientific text-books.

3) A follower of the Mīmāṃsā philosophy.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Siddhāntin (सिद्धान्तिन्).—m. (-ntī) 1. A follower of the Mimansa philosophy. 2. A demonstrator, one who establishes his conclusions. E. siddhānta demonstrated conclusion, ini aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Siddhāntin (सिद्धान्तिन्) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Āśvalāyanaśrautasūtrabhāṣya. Quoted by Bhāskaramiśra Bp. 28.

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

1) Siddhāntin (सिद्धान्तिन्):—[from sidh] m. one who establishes or proves his conclusions logically, one learned in scientific text-books, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] = mīmāṃsaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Siddhāntin (सिद्धान्तिन्):—(ntī) 5. m. A follower of the Mimāṃgsā philosophy.

[Sanskrit to German]

Siddhantin in German

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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 (even English!). 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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