Akhyana, Ākhyāna: 18 definitions


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Akhyana has 16 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Aakhyan.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ākhyāna (आख्यान):—(wie eben) n.

1) das Erzählen, Berichten: ākhyānaparipraśnayoḥ [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 3, 111.] praśnākhyānayoḥ [8, 2, 105.] ayathābhipretākhyāne [3, 4, 59.] itthaṃbhūtākhyāna [1, 4, 90.] rāmasaṃdeśākhyāna [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 58] in der Unterschr. —

2) Erzählung, Legende [Yāska’s Nirukta 5, 21. 7, 7. 11, 25.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 13, 4, 3, 2. 15.] [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 2, 103.] [Mahābhārata 1, 18. 305. 307.] tasyāstatpriyamākhyānaṃ pravadasva [Nalopākhyāna] [?(BOPP) 22, 21. Rāmāyaṇa 1, 1, 94. 4, 10. 44, 63.] svādhyāyaṃ śrāvayetpitrye dharmaśāstrāṇi caiva hi . ākhyānānītihāsāṃśca purāṇāni khilāni ca .. [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 3, 232.] caturo vedāṃsarvānākhyānapañcamān [Nalopākhyāna 6, 9] (vgl. [morgenländischen Gesellschaft 1, 86]). sāṅgopaniṣadānvedān caturākhyānapañcamān [Mahābhārata 3, 1808.] ākhyānākhyāyiketihāsapurāṇebhyaḥ [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 2, 60, Vārttika von Kātyāyana. 5.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 159.] Vgl. [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde I, 485, Nalopākhyāna 2.]

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Ākhyāna (आख्यान):—

1) kathākhyānapaṭu [Kathāsaritsāgara 55, 25.] dharmākhyāna das Auseinandersetzen der Pflichten [Spr. 4254.] in der Dramatik das Mittheilen eines vorangegangenen Ereignisses [Sāhityadarpana 500. 471.] —

2) [Oxforder Handschriften 54,b,13.] (mahākāvye) asminnārṣe punaḥ sargā bhavantyākhyānasaṃjñakāḥ [Sāhityadarpana 560.] — Vgl. upākhyāna .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ākhyāna (आख्यान):—n.

1) das Mittheilen , Erzählen , Berichten [160,17.249,16.] [The Sankhya Philosophy 1,107.] In der Dramatik das Mittheilen eines vorangegangenen Ereignisses.

2) Erzählung , Legende.

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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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