Avinita, Avinīta: 11 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Avinīta (अविनीत) (Cf. Avinītatā) refers to “a lack of decorum”, according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [while describing the consequences of a doorway]—“[...] At Bhṛśa is awfulness. And at Ambara there is theft. At Agni there is a lack of sons. At Pūṣan is servitude. At Vitatha the householder comes to a lack of decorum (avinītatāvitathe'vinītatāṃ yāti gṛhī), at Gṛhakṣata he gains wisdom. At Yama he attains savagery. At Gāndharva he acquires glory. [...]

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

avinīta : (adj.) untrained; uneducated.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avinīta (अविनीत).—a.

1) Immodest, ill-bred, unmannered,

2) Acting improperly, wicked, vile.

3) Insolent, rude.

4) Not tamed, ill-trained; Manusmṛti 4.67; Y.3.155.

-tā An unchaste woman.

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

Avinīta (अविनीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Misbehaving, acting ill or improperly, wicked, vile. f.

(-tā) An unchaste or disloyal woman. E. a neg. vinīta virtuous.

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

Avinīta (अविनीत).—[adjective] untrained; ill-bred, ill-behaved.

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

1) Avinīta (अविनीत):—[=a-vinīta] [from a-vinaya] a mfn. badly trained or brought up, ill-mannered, misbehaving, [Manu-smṛti iv, 67; Yājñavalkya iii, 155; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]

2) Avinītā (अविनीता):—[=a-vinītā] [from a-vinīta > a-vinaya] f. an immodest or unchaste woman.

3) Avinīta (अविनीत):—[=a-vinīta] b See a vinaya.

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

1) Avinīta (अविनीत):—[a-vinīta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Misbehaving.

2) Avinītā (अविनीता):—[a-vinītā] (tā) 1. f. Unchaste woman.

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Avinita 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Avinīta (अविनीत):—(a) impertinent, pert, impolite, immodest; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avinīta (ಅವಿನೀತ):—

1) [adjective] not modest; not decorous; immodest.

2) [adjective] defying rules, custom; not obeying; disobedient.

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Avinīta (ಅವಿನೀತ):—[noun] a discourteous, disobedient or rude man.

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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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