Sāṃkhya Kārikā verse 36

ete pradīpa-kalphāḥ paraspara vilakṣaṇāḥ guṇa viśeṣāḥ | kṛtsaṃ puruṣayā arthaṃ prakāśya buddhau prayacchanti ||

ete - these; theypradīpa - a light, lamp, lanternkalpa - practicable, feasible, possible; proper, fit, able, competent, equal to; a sacred precept, law, rule, ordinance; having the manner or form of anything, similar to, resemblingparaspara - like one anothervilakṣaṇa - having different marks, varying in character, different, differing fromguṇa - an ingredient or constituent or attribute of nature; a property or characteristic of all created things; qualities; a quality, peculiarity, attribute or property; the peculiar properties of the lettersviśeṣa - distinction, difference between; a kind, species, individual; characteristic difference, peculiar mark, special property, speciality, peculiaritykṛtsna - all, whole, entirepuruṣa - animating principle, self, consciousness, spirit; a person, man, a human being; peopleartha - purpose, aim; meaning; thing, objectprakāśa - clearness, brightness, splendour, lustre, light; visible, shining, brightbuddhi - the intellectual faculty; comprehension; intelligence, discernment, judgementprayacchanti - they offer, present, bestow, deliver