Vaidharmyasama, Vaidharmya-sama: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaidharmyasama (वैधर्म्यसम).—(in logic) a fallacy based on dissimilarity.
Derivable forms: vaidharmyasamaḥ (वैधर्म्यसमः).
Vaidharmyasama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaidharmya and sama (सम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaidharmyasama (वैधर्म्यसम):—[=vaidharmya-sama] [from vaidharmya > vaidharmika] m. (in [logic]) a fallacy based on dissimilarity, [Nyāya]
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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
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