Aviveka, Avivēka: 13 definitions


Aviveka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Avivek.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

avivēka (अविवेक).—m (S) Absence or want of consideration or accurate discrimination.

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

avivēka (अविवेक).—m Want of consideration; folly. An inconsiderate or foolhardy act.

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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

Aviveka (अविवेक).—a. Wanting in judgment or discrimination, thoughtless.

-kaḥ 1 Want of discrimination or judgment, absence of prudence, imprudence; अविवेकः परमापदां पदम् (avivekaḥ paramāpadāṃ padam) Kirātārjunīya 2.3.

2) Hastiness, rashness, recklessness.

3) Ignorance; (anyonyatādātmyarūpamithyājñānam).

4) Nonseparation, non-distinction; पौरुषं कर्म दैवं च कालवृत्तिस्वभावतः । त्रयमेतत्पृथग्भूतमविवेकं तु केचन (pauruṣaṃ karma daivaṃ ca kālavṛttisvabhāvataḥ | trayametatpṛthagbhūtamavivekaṃ tu kecana) || Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.238.5.

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

Aviveka (अविवेक).—m.

(-kaḥ) Ignorance, absence of discrimination or judgment. E. a neg. and viveka discrimination.

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

Aviveka (अविवेक).—I. m. absence of discrimination or judgment, [Hitopadeśa] iv. [distich] 97. Ii. adj. wanting discrimination, stupid, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 135, M.M.

Aviveka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and viveka (विवेक).

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

Aviveka (अविवेक).—1. [masculine] non-discrimination.

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Aviveka (अविवेक).—2. [adjective] = seq.; [abstract] [feminine]

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

1) Aviveka (अविवेक):—[=a-viveka] [from a-vivikta] m. absence of judgement or discrimination, [Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] non-separation, non-distinction, [Kapila]

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

Aviveka (अविवेक):—[a-viveka] (kaḥ) m. Indiscrimination.

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

Aviveka (अविवेक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avivega.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aviveka 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

Aviveka (अविवेक) [Also spelled avivek]:—(nm) absence of reason, indiscretion; imprudence; injudiciousness; hence ~[] (a).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avivēka (ಅವಿವೇಕ):—

1) [noun] absence of prudence, reasoning, judgement or wisdom; imprudence.

2) [noun] a false idea or conception; belief or opinion not in accord with the facts; illusion; misconception.

3) [noun] a foolish or stupid mistake; a blunder.

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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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