Aniyata; 8 Definition(s)
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Aniyata (अनियत).—Not subject to any limitation cf. प्रत्यया नियताः, अर्था अनियताः, अर्था नियताः, प्रत्यया अनियताः (pratyayā niyatāḥ, arthā aniyatāḥ, arthā niyatāḥ, pratyayā aniyatāḥ) M.Bh. on II. 3.50. In the casc of नियमविधि (niyamavidhi) (a restrictive rule or statement) a limitation is put on one or more of the constituent elements or factors of that rule, the limited element being called नियत (niyata), the other one being termed अनियत (aniyata); also see Kāś. on II.2.30.Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
The third division of the Parajika of the Sutta Vibhanga. Vin.iii.187-94.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Undefined fault. Offence committed in a way such that it creates an ambiguous situation; a witness knows that there has been a transgression, without being able to specify which one. There are 2 aniyatas.
See also: The 2 aniyatasSource: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
aniyata : (adj.) uncertain; not settled.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Aniyata, (adj.) (a + niyata) not settled, uncertain, doubtful Vin.I, 112; II, 287; D.III, 217. (Page 33)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
aniyata (अनियत).—a (S) Unsettled, undecided, undetermined.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
aniyata (अनियत).—a Unsettled.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
1) Uncontrolled, unrestricted.
2) Indefinite, uncertain, not fixed; irregular (forms also); °वेलं आहारोऽश्यते (velaṃ āhāro'śyate) Ś.2 at irregular hours.
3) Causeless, casual, incidental, occasional; °रुदितस्मितम् (ruditasmitam) (vadanakamalakam) U.4.4; Māl.1.2.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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