Avacchata, Avacchāta, Avacchaṭā: 4 definitions

Introduction

Avacchata 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Avachchhata.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Avacchaṭā (अवच्छटा) refers to a “playful movement” and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 16.64.

context information

Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Avacchāta (अवच्छात).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Emaciated by abstinence. 2. Reaped. 3. Cut off. E. ava before, cho to destroy, kta aff.

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

Avacchāta (अवच्छात).—[adjective] emaciated, thin.

context information

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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