sūtrakāra सूत्रकार

Definition: the original writer of the sutras; e. g. पाणिनि, शाकटायन, शर्ववर्मन्, हेमचन्द्र and others. In Panini's system, Panini is called Sutrakara, as contrasted with Katyayana,who is called the Varttikakara and Patanjali, who is called the Bhasyakara;cf. पाणिने: सूत्रकारस्य M.Bh. on P.II 2.1.1.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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