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Ancient Indian linguistics
A group of linguistic traditions
The Kārikāvalī (a.k.a. Bhāṣāpariccheda) is a set of around 170 verses in which a compendium of views of the nyāya tradition is given. The author of the Kārikāvalī is Viśvanāthapañcānana.
The Nyāyasiddhāntamuktāvalī (a.k.a. Siddhāntamuktāvalī, Muktāvalī) is an auto-commentary on the Kārikāvalī. The author of the Nyāyasiddhāntamuktāvalī is Viśvanāthapañcānana.
Viśvanāthapañcānana (a.k.a. Viśvanātha Pañcānana, Viśvanātha Nyāyapañcānana Bhaṭṭācārya) was from Bengal. Viśvanāthapañcānana's father Vidyānivāsabhaṭṭācārya was a contemporary of Kṛṣṇaśeṣa in Vārā...
Pragmatics is the study of meaning beyond the literal meaning of words and their composition into phrases and clauses, encompassing in very broad terms much of the ‘use’ of language in the real...
Semantics is the study of the meaning of linguistic expressions, and more specifically the study of the literal meaning of linguistic expressions (in contrast with pragmatics, the study of the u...
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Shen, Yiming (2021). 'Nyāya'.
. First published on 06 Aug 2021. Last updated on 06 Aug 2021.