Trairashika, Trairāśika: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Trairāśika can be transliterated into English as Trairasika or Trairashika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Trairāśika (त्रैराशिक).—Rule of three quantities, simple proportion. Note: Trairāśika is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

trairāśika (त्रैराशिक).—m n (S) The rule of three. The words expressing the terms are ādyaṅka, madhyāṅka, antyāṅka or icchāṅka; also ādi, madhya, anta or icchā; also ādi, pramāṇa, icchā, icchāphala. And the two divisions are kramatrairāśika & vyasta or vilōma trairāśika.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

trairāśika (त्रैराशिक).—m n The Rule of Three.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Trairāśika (त्रैराशिक).—The rule of three (in Math.).

Derivable forms: trairāśikam (त्रैराशिकम्).

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Trairāśika (त्रैराशिक).—a. Relating to 3 zodiacal signs.

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

Trairāśika (त्रैराशिक).—mf.

(-kaḥ-kā) (In Arithmetic,) The rule of three: it is of two kinds kramatrairāśikaḥ Rule of three direct, vyasta or vilomatrairāśikaḥ Rule of three inverse. E. tri three, rāśi quantity, ṭhañ aff.

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

1) Trairāśika (त्रैराशिक):—[from traiṃśa] mfn. ‘relating to 3 (rāśi) numbers’, with or without gaṇita or karman, the rule of three (in [arithmetic]; cf. krama-, viloma-, vyasta-), [Laghujātaka, by Varāha-mihira [Scholiast or Commentator]; Sūryaprajñapti [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] relating to 3 zodiacal signs, [Hāyana-ratna, by Balabhadra]

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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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