Language of the Nirukta

  • 436 Pages
  • 4.30 MB
  • English
D. K. Pub. House , Delhi
Yāska., Vedic philo
StatementMantrini Prasad.
LC ClassificationsPK375.Y3 P7 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 436 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4867211M
LC Control Number75908124

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Pub. House. The Nirukta is a famous work of Yaska. It is the oldest Indian Treatise on Etymology, Philology and Semantics. This being a commentary on the Nighantus, collection of obscure words which tradition ascribes also to Yaska, follows the three-fold division of the contents of the Nighantus/5(5).

The Nighantu and the Nirukta, the oldest Indian treatise on etymology, philology and sementics [sic]. Critically edited from original manuscripts and translated for the first time into English, with introd., exegetical and critical notes, three indexes and eight appendices.

The Nighantu and the Nirukta, the oldest Indian treatise on etymology, philology and sementics [sic].Pages: The most interesting portion of the Nirukta is the discussion which covers the whole of the first book and a part of the second, as well as the seventh book, which was as an admirable introduction to the study of the has mentioned a considerable number of important grammarians as his predecessors in the Nirukta such as Galava.

The Nighatus are the glossaries or lists or rare and obscure words occurring in Language of the Nirukta book Vedic hymns. According to Yaska they were collected and classified by the descendants of ancient sages for the easier understanding of the Vedic Nirukta is a famous work of Yaska.

It is the oldest Indian Treatise on Etymology, Philology and Semantics. The Traditional Nighantu. According to Yaska (Nirukta ), the Nighantu was a collection of rare or difficult Language of the Nirukta book gathered by earlier sages for easier understanding of Vedic texts that perhaps they may not have fully understood themselves.

The collection comprises five adhyāyas or chapters, in three kāṇḍas or books. Dharmashastra (religious law) Nirukta (निरुक्त, “etymology”) refers to “exposition of words” and represents one of the six divisions of the Vedāṅga texts, a type of Śāstra categorised as Apaurūṣeya; all part of the ancient Indian education system, which aimed at both the inner and the outer dimension of.

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Yāska's Nirukta. Government Oriental Series Class A, Era: late Vedic period.

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- Buy The Nighantu and the Nirukta of Sri Yaskacarya book online at best prices in India on Read The Nighantu and the Nirukta of Sri Yaskacarya book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(5). Nirukta (“the science of etymology”), a commentary on Nighantu, is a Vedanga “auxiliary treatise for the study of the Veda” which primarily deals with the analysis of words – other auxiliaries according to Paniniya Shiksha are shiksha, kalp, vyakaran, chand, and jyotish.

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Delhi: D.K. Pub. House, (OCoLC) Named Person. Foreword Three Lectures on the Study of Yaska's Nirukta were delivered by Dr. Eivind Kahrs as the Professor K. Abhyankar Memorial Lectures, Sixth series, from 10th to 12th February, Dr. Kahrs is a renowned Sanskrititst of Cambridge University and the Nirukta is one of his favourite texts.

He has studied the Nirukta from different angles and written a book as well as several articles.

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It may be recalled that the edition of Nirukta in the Bombay Sanskrit and Prakrit Series was originally undertaken by Professor MKAR. But even before the first volume of the work could be published the learned professor died unexpectedly on 26th May Yaska’s reflections on language and language philosophy, and his work on Nighantu and Nirukta points to an intellectual endeavor unparalleled in any knowledge tradition of the world.

Yaska was acutely aware of the dialectical and regional variations in the spoken language. Nirukta serves the purpose of a Vedic dictionary, or 'kosa' A dictionary is also called a 'nighantu', which term is used in Tamil also Nirukta, which deals with the origin of words, their roots, that is with etymology, is the ear of the Vedapurusa It explains the meaning of rare words in the Vedas and how or why they are used in a particular context Many have contributed to Nirukta, the work.

The Nighantu and the Nirukta of Sri Yashacarya by Lakshman Sarup. The Nighantus are the glossaries or lists of rare and obscure words occurring in the Vedic hymns. According to Yaska they were collected and classified by the descendants of ancient sages for the easier understanding of the Vedic texts.

The Nirukta is a famous work of Yaska. It is the oldest Indian Treatise on Etymology. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Johannes Bronkhorst.

The Norn language of Orkney and Shetland book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. For some years a Scandinavian language was sp /5(13). Nirukta is a Sanskrit word that means “explained” or “interpreted.” It is one of the six auxiliary disciplines known as the Vedangas, which support the study of the Vedas and other Hindu a is the study of etymology and is concerned with proper interpretation of the Sanskrit words, given their context in the ancient texts.

One of the main features of Nirukta is that Yaska agrees with Sakatayana that all nouns are derived from a verbal stem (mula); and, all nouns are regarded as related to an activity expressed in language by a verbal form – tatra nāmāny ākhyātajāni iti śākaṭāyano nairukta samayaś ca / na sarvāṇi iti Gārgyo vaiyākaraṇā-nāṃ.

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The Nighantu and The Nirukta The Oldest indian Treatise on Etymology, philology and semantics by Lakshman Sarup and a great selection of related books, art. Grabbing Sanskrit by the roots: Yāska’s Nirukta And semantic etymology Sanskrit roots are marvelously versatile; each root can generate upward of 2, words, through combining with prefixes Author: Rohini Bakshi.

Nirukta (निरुक्त) or “etymology” refers to the linguistic analysis of the Sanskrit language. This branch studies the interpretation of common and ancient words and explains them in their proper context. Nirukta is one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to. NOTICES OF BOOKS dictionary of Old Indian is wanted, but a preliminary study of native Indian etymology is first necessary.

Accordingly he has arranged all the etymologies of the Nirukta alphabetically with references and comments, so that it is easy to find out what is said about any particular word and the views of Grassmann and Roth thereon. KTPI Class XII — Language and Grammar 3 While there are almost 1, languages spoken in India, the Eighth Schedule of Indian Constitution accepts twenty-two as the official languages of India.

India’s languages use a number of scripts, though only about 30 of the 1, languages are written Size: 2MB. 6 INDIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE-I S called the book of Chants (Saman). This book is an evidence of the development of Indian (nirukta), metrics (chhanda) and astronomy (Jyotisha).

A good deal of literature grew around these subjects. It was written in the form of precepts in the sutra style. A precept was called sutra because of its File Size: 98KB.

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nighantu nirukta pdf Department of Dravyaguna, Postgraduate Institute of Indian. Medicine, Banaras Hindu tu. Introduction to the Nirukta and the Literature Related to It; With a Treatise on the Elements of the Indian Accent (Paperback or Softback). Sanskrit can be called as a "language of consciousness", may be because it opens the door to India's rich spiritual literature.

Sanskrit is not restricted to spirituality & religion, however, but also encompasses a vast literature of many genres; and for us to understand the beauty behind those copious beautiful texts, learning the Sanskrit language is a must. Nirukta (Sanskrit: निरुक्त, IPA: [nɪɽʊktɐ]) means "explained, interpreted" and refers to one of the six ancient Vedangas, or ancillary science connected with the Vedas – the scriptures of Hinduism.

[1] [2] [3] Nirukta covers etymology, and is the study concerned with correct interpretation of Sanskrit words in the Vedas. [3] Contents.1. Vedange (sciences related to the Vedas) ‘After the Upanishads with the advent of Buddhism, Vedic tradition lagged behind.

The first literary attempts to revive it are the literary works of the Vedange (sciences related to the Vedas). To preserve and utilise the Shrutis systematically there arose a need to create a syllabus; hence later masters (acharya) of the Vedas wrote six sciences.Vedic Language and Vaiava Theology:Madhva’s Use of Nirukta in his gbhāya Such an understanding of Vedic language invokes the basic nirukta Author: Valerie Stoker.