Taittiriyaka, Taittirīyaka: 5 definitions



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

Taittirīyaka (तैत्तिरीयक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A follower of the Tittiri branch of the Vedas. E. kan added to the preceding; also in being added taittirīyin, &c.

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

1) Taittirīyaka (तैत्तिरीयक):—[from taittira] mfn. = ya-śākhin, [Taittirīya-prātiśākhya]

2) [v.s. ...] n. the manual of the Taittirīya, [Sāyaṇa on Ṛg-veda i, 65, 2 and 5; iv, 42, 8.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Taittirīyaka (तैत्तिरीयक):——

1) Adj. zur Schule der Taittirīya gehörig [Prātiśākhya] —

2) m. Pl. = taittirīya.

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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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