Avritta, Āvṛtta, Avṛtta: 14 definitions
Avritta 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.
The Sanskrit terms Āvṛtta and Avṛtta can be transliterated into English as Avrtta or Avritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Avratt.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Avṛtta (अवृत्त) refers to those Rudrākṣas which are “not circular” and thus to be discarded, according to the Śivapurāṇa 1.25, while explaining the greatness of Rudrākṣa:—“[...] Six types of Rudrākṣas shall be discarded:—that which is defiled by worms, is cut and broken, has no thornlike protrusions, has cracks and is not circular [viz., Avṛtta]”.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
āvṛtta (आवृत्त).—p (S) Enclosed, encompassed; enwrapped, encased. 2 Revolved, whirled, turned round.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
āvṛtta (आवृत्त).—p Enclosed; enwrapped; revolved.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Āvṛtta (आवृत्त).—p. p.
1) Turned round, whirled, returned; आवृत्तवृन्तशतपत्रनिभम् (āvṛttavṛntaśatapatranibham) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.29.
2) Repeated; द्विरावृत्ता दश द्विदशाः (dvirāvṛttā daśa dvidaśāḥ) Sk.
3) Learnt (by heart), studied; Uttararāmacarita 6.
4) Reverted, returned.
6) Retreated, fled.
7) Upside down (adhomukha); (ityūrdhveṣu) अथावृत्तेषु (athāvṛtteṣu) Chān. Up.2.2.2.
-ttam Addressing a prayer or songs to a godSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) 1. Whirled, stirred, turned round. 2. Reverted, averted. 3. Retreated, fled. E. āṅ before vṛt to be, kta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āvṛtta (आवृत्त).—[adjective] turned round, towards, or sidewards, bent, inverted, averted from ([ablative]), returned, repeated.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avṛtta (अवृत्त):—[=a-vṛtta] mfn. not happened, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
2) [v.s. ...] not dead, still living, [Rāmāyaṇa vi, 8,10.]
3) [v.s. ...] of bad conduct or behaviour, [Rāmāyaṇa]
4) Āvṛtta (आवृत्त):—[=ā-vṛtta] [from ā-vṛt] mfn. turned round, stirred, whirled
5) [v.s. ...] reverted, averted
6) [v.s. ...] retreated, fled
7) [v.s. ...] n. addressing a prayer or songs to a god.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āvṛtta (आवृत्त):—[ā-vṛtta] (ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) p. Whirled round; reverted; averted; fled.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Āvṛtta (आवृत्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āuṭṭa.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Āvṛtta (आवृत्त) [Also spelled avratt]:—(a) turned round, whirled; repeated; reverted.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] turned around; whirled; spanned.
2) [adjective] returned; recurred; repeated.
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Āvṛtta (ಆವೃತ್ತ):—[noun] the water got by digging the earth.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Avrittanabhi.
Ends with (+190): Abhipravritta, Abhisampravritta, Abhyavritta, Abhyupavritta, Ahoratravritta, Akshadirghavritta, Akshamshavritta, Aksharavritta, Akshavritta, Alpavritta, Amdavritta, Amukhipravritta, Anaryavritta, Anavritta, Angavritta, Anucitavritta, Anupavritta, Anupravritta, Anyayavritta, Apamavritta.
Full-text (+28): Autta, Anavritta, Vyavrittashiras, Vyavrittacetas, Avritti, Vyavrittakautuhala, Avrittanabhi, Samavrittavrata, Vyavrittagati, Mangaladeshavritta, Vyavrittadeha, Vyavrittasarvendriyartha, Paranavritta, Punaravritta, Nalavattattil, Vyavrittabuddhi, Vyavrittatman, Vyavritsu, Samavritta, Kalantaravritta.
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