Yaska"s Nirukta and the science of etymology
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Yaska"s Nirukta and the science of etymology an historical and critical survey. by Bishnupada Bhattacharya

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Published by K.L. Mukhopadhyay in Calcutta .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Yaska,
  • Vedic language -- Etymology

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPK375 Y3 B5
The Physical Object
Pagination118p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19966699M

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Full text of "Yaska’s Nirukta and the Science of etymology" See other formats GOVERNMENT OF INDIA AKCH/fiOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA CENTRAL ARCHEOLOGICAL LIBRARY ACCESSION NO. \P ~9 L^'l _ CALL YASKA’S NIRUKTA AND THE aiENCB OF ETYMOLOGY An 'Hiftowai an^ Critical Survej' nam t^kaya YASKA’S NIRUKTA THE SCIENCE OF . Nirukta (निरुक्त, “etymology”) refers to the “study of the meaning of words” and represents one of the six vedāṅgas: disciplines developed in order to articulate and interpret sacred texts (such as the Ṛgveda).—Nirukta is the science of study of the meaning of words used in texts. It was composed by Yāska (9th.   Yaskacharya’s niruktam is a text of etymology of, and commentary on, abstruse and rare Vedic words. Although “niruktam” is a Vedic auxiliary “vedAnga” and there were several texts before Yaska (whom he refers to in his text, names like “shAkapUNi”. Yaska's Nirukta threw into the back-ground the older treatises on etymology, all of which disappeared gradually in the course of time. context information Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas.

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "The Nighantu and the Nirukta [microform], the oldest Indian treatise on etymology, philology, and semantics;" See other formats. Etymology. Nirukta of Yaska states, “without this science there can be no understanding of the Vedic mantras (). However it is a commentary on an older list of Vedic words, called the Nighantu or Naighantuka, to each of which one of the more illustrative Vedic passages ought to be understood as attached.   Etymology. Nirukta of Yaska states, “without this science there can be no understanding of the Vedic mantras (). Yaskas borrowing from earlier works is quite evident though he was the. skabdha: स्कब्ध p. p. 1 Supported, propped. -2 Stopped. skambh: स्कम्भ् 1 Ā., 5, 9 P. (स्कम्भते.

Yaska was preceded by a number of etymologists whom he has mentioned in his work and whose works he has utilisedition Yaska's Nirukta threw into the back-ground the older treatises on etymology, all of which disappeared gradually in the course of time. Mundaka Upanishad 1 - Free ebook download as Word Doc .doc /.docx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. Mundaka Upanishad 1. Yasksa's Etymology and Greek - Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. p5/5(1). Book Depot, ), mainly comprising papers presented at a seminar that took place at Jadavpur University in Another volume, in commemoration of the Oriya Sanskritist K.C. Acharya, was published by Acharya’s pupil Prafulla K. M ISHRA in New Dimensions in the Atharvaveda (Delhi: Pratibha Prakashan).