Upadanalakshana, Upādānalakṣaṇā, Upadana-lakshana: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Upādānalakṣaṇā can be transliterated into English as Upadanalaksana or Upadanalakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Upādānalakṣaṇā (उपादानलक्षणा).—= अजहत्स्वार्था (ajahatsvārthā) q. v.; see K. P.2; S. D.14.

Upādānalakṣaṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms upādāna and lakṣaṇā (लक्षणा).

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

Upādānalakṣaṇā (उपादानलक्षणा):—[=upā-dāna-lakṣaṇā] [from upā-dāna > upā-dā] f. implied signification (beyond the literal meaning e.g. kuntāḥ praviśanti, ‘spears pierce’, where kuntāḥ implies kuntinaḥ, ‘spearmen’), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa 14; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Upādānalakṣaṇā (उपादानलक्षणा):—[(u + la)] f. eine elliptische Ausdrucksweise, bei der ein Wort auf das zu ihm hinzuzudenkende Wort selbst hinweist und seine eigene Bedeutung dabei bewahrt, [Sāhityadarpana 14.] Beispiel: śveto (sc. aśvaḥ) dhāvati und kuntāḥ (sc. kuntadhāriṇaḥ puruṣāḥ) praviśanti [Scholiast] [SARVADARŚANAS. 173, 4.]

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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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