Amshavivartin, Aṃśavivartin, Amsha-vivartin, Aṃsavivartin: 1 definition


Amshavivartin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Aṃśavivartin can be transliterated into English as Amsavivartin or Amshavivartin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Amshavivartin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṃśavivartin (अंशविवर्तिन्).—a. [sa. ta.] slightly turned away, or turned away towards the shoulder; मुखमंशविवर्ति पक्ष्मलाक्ष्याः (mukhamaṃśavivarti pakṣmalākṣyāḥ) Ś.3.24. v. l. for अंसविवर्ति (aṃsavivarti).

Aṃśavivartin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṃśa and vivartin (विवर्तिन्).

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Aṃsavivartin (अंसविवर्तिन्).—a [upa. sa.] turned towards the shoulders; मुख- मंसविवर्ति पक्ष्मलाक्ष्याः (mukha- maṃsavivarti pakṣmalākṣyāḥ) Ś.3.24.

Aṃsavivartin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṃsa and vivartin (विवर्तिन्).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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