Vrittidipika, Vṛttidīpikā: 3 definitions


Vrittidipika 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.

The Sanskrit term Vṛttidīpikā can be transliterated into English as Vrttidipika or Vrittidipika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vṛttidīpikā (वृत्तिदीपिका).—A treatise on the different ways in which the meaning is conveyed by words according to the conventions of grammarians, written by a grammarian Krisnabhatta surnamed Mauni.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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[«previous next»] — Vrittidipika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Vṛttidīpikā (वृत्तिदीपिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—alaṃk. (?) by Jayakṛṣṇa Maunin. K. 104.
—philosophical grammar, by the same. L. 2027. Ben. 20. Oppert. 3546. Ii, 1723.

2) Vṛttidīpikā (वृत्तिदीपिका):—philosophical grammar, by Jayakṛṣṇa Maunin, son of Raghunātha Bhaṭṭa. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 88. Io. 2610. Rgb. 490.

3) Vṛttidīpikā (वृत्तिदीपिका):—a philosophical grammar, by Jayakṛṣṇa, son of Raghunātha. Ulwar 1182.

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

Vṛttidīpikā (वृत्तिदीपिका):—[=vṛtti-dīpikā] [from vṛtti > vṛt] f. Name of [work]

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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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