Vakyopacara, Vākyopacāra, Vakya-upacara: 2 definitions


Vakyopacara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vakyopachara.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vākyopacāra (वाक्योपचार).—speaking; Rām.

Derivable forms: vākyopacāraḥ (वाक्योपचारः).

Vākyopacāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vākya and upacāra (उपचार).

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

Vākyopacāra (वाक्योपचार):—[from vākya > vāc] m. practice or employment of words, speaking, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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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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