Anavakasha, Anavakāśa: 6 definitions


Anavakasha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Anavakāśa can be transliterated into English as Anavakasa or Anavakasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Anavakāśa (अनवकाश).—Having no occasion or scope of application; used in connection with a rule the whole of whose province of application is covered by a general rule, and hence which becomes technically useless, unless it is allowed to set aside the general rule: cf. अनवकाशा हि विधयो बाधका भवन्ति- (anavakāśā hi vidhayo bādhakā bhavanti-)rules which have no opportunity of taking effect(without setting aside other rules) supersede those rules; M.Bh. on V.4.154, also Par. Śek. on Pari. 64.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

anavakāśa (अनवकाश).—a (S) That is without leisure, engaged, busy. 2 That is without room, crowded.

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anavakāśa (अनवकाश).—m (S) Want of leisure or room.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

anavakāśa (अनवकाश).—a Busy. Crowded. m Want of leisure or room.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anavakāśa (अनवकाश).—a. [na. ba.]

1) Having no scope or occasion, uncalled for.

2) Inapplicable.

3) Having no opportunity or space.

-śaḥ [na. ta.] Absence of room or scope.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Anavakāśa (अनवकाश).—m. (once nt., Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 198.9; = Pali ana-vakāsa; in Sanskrit Gr., see [Boehtlingk] s.v.), what is out of the question, an impossibility, only noted in phrase asthānam (etad) anavakāśo (regularly followed by yat-clause): Gaṇḍavyūha 498.5 etc. (see s.v. asthāna). Cf. anokāśa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Anavakāśa (अनवकाश):—[=an-avakāśa] mf(ā)n. having no opportunity or occasion

2) [v.s. ...] uncalled for, inapplicable, [Pāṇini 1-4, 1 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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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. 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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