Ganita, Gaṇita: 19 definitions

Introduction:

Ganita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Ganita has 17 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Ganit.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Gaṇita (गणित):—s. u. gaṇay; gaṇitakaumudī f. Titel eines Commentars zur Līlāvatī [Colebrooke II, 421. 454.] — gaṇitatattvacintāmaṇi m. Titel eines Comm. zu Bhāskara’s Sūryasiddhānta ebend. [395 u.s.w.] (vgl. [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 843]). — gaṇitamālatī f. Titel eines mathem. Werkes ebend. [451.] — gaṇitasāra m. desgl. ebend. — gaṇitādhyāya m. Titel eines Kapitels im Brahmasiddhānta ebend. [419.] gaṇitāmṛtasāgarī f. Titel eines Commentars zur Līlāvatī [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 831.]

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

Gaṇita (गणित):——

1) Adj. s.u. gaṇay. —

2) n. — a) das Rechnen , Berechnung , Rechenkunst. — b) Summe. — c) die Summe einer Progression. — d) der astronomische (astrologische) Theil eines Jyotiḥśāstra mit Ausschluss der Nativitätslehre.

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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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