Akhyanaka, Ākhyānaka: 9 definitions

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

Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक):—(von ākhyāna)

1) n. eine kleine Erzählung [Pañcatantra 72, 16. 188, 6.] —

2) f. krī Name eines Metrums, eine Verbindung von indravajrā und upendravajrā, [Śrutabodha 24.] [Colebrooke II, 124. 160 (VI,

3) 164 (VI, 6).]

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Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक):—

2) [Weber’s Indische Studien 8, 359. fg.]

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Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक):—und ākhyāyikā von einander unterschieden [Daśakumāracarita 16, 19. fg.]

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

Ākhyānaka (आख्यानक):——

1) n. eine kleine Erzählung [Kād. (1872) 12,24.] —

2) f. ī ein best. Metrum.

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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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