Apavartana, Apāvartana: 10 definitions

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Alternative spellings of this word include Apvartan.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Apavartana (अपवर्तन):—[apavartanaṃ] Twisting

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Apavartana (अपवर्तन).—

1) Removal, transferring from one place to another; स्थान° (sthāna°).

2) Taking away, depriving one of; न त्यागोऽस्ति द्विषन्त्याश्च न च दायापवर्तनम् (na tyāgo'sti dviṣantyāśca na ca dāyāpavartanam) Ms.9.79.

3) Abridging, abbreviation.

4) Reducing a fraction to its lowest terms; division without remainder, or the divisor itself.

Derivable forms: apavartanam (अपवर्तनम्).

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Apāvartana (अपावर्तन).—f.

1) Turning away or from, retreating, retiring; repulse, rejection.

2) Revolution.

Derivable forms: apāvartanam (अपावर्तनम्).

See also (synonyms): apāvṛtti.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Apavartana (अपवर्तन).—i. e. apa-vṛt + ana, n. 1. Removing. 2. Depriving one of, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 79.

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

1) Apavartana (अपवर्तन):—[=apa-vartana] [from apa-vṛt] n. taking away, removal, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] ademption, [Manu-smṛti ix, 79]

3) [v.s. ...] reduction of a fraction to its lowest terms, division without remainder

4) [v.s. ...] divisor.

5) Apāvartana (अपावर्तन):—[=apā-vartana] [from apā-vṛt] n. turning away or from, retreat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] repulse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Apavartana (अपवर्तन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) 1) Transferring, removing from one place to another; e. g. sthānāpavartana.

2) Taking away, depriving one of; e. g. dāyāpavartana.

3) (In Algebra.) Division without remainder by a common measure, reduction, abridging; e. g. bhājyakṣepāpavartanena ‘through reducing the dividend and additive by the common measure’; or hārakṣepāpavartanena ‘through reducing the divisor and additive by the common measure’. E. vṛt, in the caus., with apa, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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Apāvartana (अपावर्तन):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) 1) Turning away or from.

2) Re-treat.

3) Returning. E. vṛt with ā and apa, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Apavartana (अपवर्तन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Avavaṭṭaṇa, Avavaṭṭaṇā, Oyattaṇa.

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Apavartana in German

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Apavartana (अपवर्तन) [Also spelled apvartan]:—(nm) abduction; regression.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Apavartana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Apavartana (ಅಪವರ್ತನ):—

1) [noun] removal and transfer from one place to another.

2) [noun] the act or an instance of seizing and carrying away something; deprivation.

3) [noun] the act of collecting together; gathering; collection.

4) [noun] (math.) any of two or more quantities which form a product when multiplied together; a factor.

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