Pancatantra, Pañcatantra, Pancan-tantra, Pamcatamtra: 9 definitions


Pancatantra 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.

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Alternative spellings of this word include Panchatantra.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pancatantra in Sanskrit glossary

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

Pañcatantra (पञ्चतन्त्र):—(pañcan + ta) n. Titel der bekannten Sammlung von Fabeln und Erzählungen in fünf Büchern [Prooemium im Hitopadeśa 8.] [Sāhityadarpana 210, 18.] ka n. [Pañcatantra 5, 12. ed. orn. 2, 18.]

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

Pañcatantra (पञ्चतन्त्र):—und ka n. Titel der bekannten aus fünf Büchern bestehenden Fabelsammlung.

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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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