lakṣaṇā लक्षणा

Definition: f. indication, elliptical expression, use of a word for another word with a cognate meaning (as of"head"for"intellect"), indirect or figurative sense of a word (one of its three artha-s;the other two being abhidhā-or proper sense, and vyañjanā-or suggestive sense;with ropā-,the placing of a word in its figurative sense in apposition to another in its proper sense) etc.

Dictionary: Monier-Williams
Literary Sources: Sa1h., Kpr., Bha1sha1p.
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