Pancalakshana, Pañcalakṣaṇa, Pancan-lakshana: 9 definitions


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Pancalakshana has 7 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Pañcalakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Pancalaksana or Pancalakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchalakshana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pañcalakṣaṇa (पञ्चलक्षण):—(pañcan + la) adj. fünf charakteristische Merkmale habend, von den Purāṇa [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 5, 6.] sargaśca pratisargaśca vaṃśo manvantarāṇi ca . vaṃśānuvaṃśacaritaṃ purāṇaṃ pañcalakṣamaṇ .. [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 252.] vaṃśānucaritaṃ caiva und bhūmyādisaṃsthānaṃ caiva st. vaṃśānuvaṃśacaritaṃ haben die Purāṇa nach [WILSON,] [Viṣṇupurāṇa IV, Nalopākhyāna 9.] Gewöhnlich fasst man das Wort als n. und als Synonym von purāṇa .

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

Pañcalakṣaṇa (पञ्चलक्षण):—Adj. fünf charakteristische Zeichen habend.

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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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