Avritta, aka: Āvṛtta; 3 Definition(s)


Avritta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 term Āvṛtta can be transliterated into English as Avrtta or Avritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Āvṛtta (आवृत्त) is another name for Āvarta, one of the 108 karaṇas (minor dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Nāṭyaśāstra book cover
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Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (e.g., 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 (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

āvṛtta (आवृत्त).—p (S) Enclosed, encompassed; enwrapped, encased. 2 Revolved, whirled, turned round.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āvṛtta (आवृत्त).—p Enclosed; enwrapped; revolved.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Avṛtti (अवृत्ति).—Absence of, or prohibition of, a vṛtti or composite expression; monformation ...
āvarta (आवर्त).—m A whirlpool. Revolving. A rising of hair (as on a horse). a Re- curring.
Ūrūdvṛttā (ऊरूद्वृत्ता).—A type of earthly (bhaumī) dance-step (cārī);—Instructi...
Pārśvasvastika (पार्श्वस्वस्तिक).—One of the 32 aṅgahāras (major dance movement) menti...

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