Avidhi: 13 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Avidhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Avidhi (अविधि).—Non-application, non-prescription (अविधान (avidhāna)); cf. अङ्गवृत्ते पुनर्वृत्तौ अविधिर्निष्ठितस्य (aṅgavṛtte punarvṛttau avidhirniṣṭhitasya) M. Bh. on VII.I.30; Par. Śek. Pari. 92.

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avidhi (अविधि).—a (S) Irregular or informal; done without observance of prescribed rites.

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avidhi (अविधि).—m S Absence or nonness of regulation, law, rule: also breach of regulation or rule.

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

avidhi (अविधि).—a Irregular. m Breach of rule.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avidhi (अविधि).—a. Not lawful, contrary to rule.

-dhiḥ 1 Irregularity, absence of a rule or precept;

2) Undefinable ब्रह्म (brahma); तपस्त्यागोऽविधिरिति (tapastyāgo'vidhiriti) Mb.12.19.9. °पूर्वक (pūrvaka) not according to rule. तेऽपि मामेव कौन्तेय यजन्त्यविधिपूर्वकम् (te'pi māmeva kaunteya yajantyavidhipūrvakam) Bg.9.23;16.17.

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

Avidhi (अविधि).—mfn. (-dhiḥ-dhiḥ-dhi) Irregular, void of or contrary to rule. f.

(-dhiḥ) Irregularity. E. a neg. and vidhi rule.

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

Avidhi (अविधि).—m. wrong way; instr. unjustly, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 421. Karmavidhi, i. e.

Avidhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and vidhi (विधि).

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

Avidhi (अविधि).—[masculine] no rule; [instrumental] against the rule.

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

Avidhi (अविधि):—[=a-vidhi] [from a-vidhāna] m. = ‘a-vidhāna

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

Avidhi (अविधि):—[a-vidhi] (dhiḥ-dhiḥ-dhi) a. Irregular.

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

Avidhi (अविधि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avidhi.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avidhi in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Avidhi (अविधि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Avidhi.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avidhi (ಅವಿಧಿ):—

1) [noun] that which is against the established moral, social or legal rules; irregularity; absence of rule or precept.

2) [noun] bad luck; misfortune; a disaster.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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