Tiryaggunana, Tiryagguṇana, Tiryac-gunana: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ganitashastra (Mathematics and Algebra)

Source: archive.org: Hindu Mathematics

Tiryagguṇana (तिर्यग्गुणन) or Vajrābhyāsa (cross multiplication) used in algebra, according to Gaṇeśa in the Gaṇitamañjarī.

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Ganitashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, gaṇitaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science of mathematics, algebra, number theory, arithmetic, etc. Closely allied with astronomy, both were commonly taught and studied in universities, even since the 1st millennium BCE. Ganita-shastra also includes ritualistic math-books such as the Shulba-sutras.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Tiryagguṇana (तिर्यग्गुणन).—oblique multiplication.

Derivable forms: tiryagguṇanam (तिर्यग्गुणनम्).

Tiryagguṇana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tiryac and guṇana (गुणन). See also (synonyms): tiryañcaguṇana.

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

Tiryagguṇana (तिर्यग्गुणन):—[=tiryag-guṇana] [from tiryag > tiraḥ] n. oblique multiplication.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tiryaggunana 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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