Tatprakhyanyaya, Tatprakhyanyāya: 1 definition

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tatprakhyanyāya (तत्प्रख्यन्याय).—A मीमांसा (mīmāṃsā) rule of interpretaiton according to which an expression is to be considered as नामधेय (nāmadheya) (name of the yāga) if the गुण (guṇa) implied or stated by that expression is found to be stated by another statement. This rule is discussed by जैमिनि (jaimini) and शबर (śabara) at MS.I.4.4.

Derivable forms: tatprakhyanyāyaḥ (तत्प्रख्यन्यायः).

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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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