Avyapara, Avyāpāra: 10 definitions


Avyapara 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

avyāpāra (अव्यापार).—m Not one's own business.

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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

Avyāpāra (अव्यापार).—a. Having no work, unemployed.

-raḥ 1 Cessation from work, state of being unemployed.

2) A business not practised or understood.

3) Not one's own business; अव्यापारेषु व्यापारं कृ (avyāpāreṣu vyāpāraṃ kṛ) to meddle with affairs not one's own (which do not concern one). cf. अव्यापारेषु व्यापारं यो नरः कर्तुमिच्छति (avyāpāreṣu vyāpāraṃ yo naraḥ kartumicchati) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1.21.

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

Avyāpāra (अव्यापार).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Inexpert, inexperienced. m.

(-raḥ) Business not practised or understood. E. a not, vyāpāra business.

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

Avyāpāra (अव्यापार).—and

Avyāpāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and vyāpāra (व्यापार).

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

Avyāpāra (अव्यापार).—[masculine] no (regular) occupation.

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

1) Avyāpāra (अव्यापार):—[=a-vyāpāra] m. cessation from work, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] not one’s own business, [Pañcatantra] (and, [Hitopadeśa])

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

Avyāpāra (अव्यापार):—[a-vyāpāra] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Inexpert in business. m. Business not known.

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

Avyāpāra (अव्यापार) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Avvāvāra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avyapara 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avyāpāra (ಅವ್ಯಾಪಾರ):—[adjective] not working; not engaged; being idle.

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Avyāpāra (ಅವ್ಯಾಪಾರ):—

1) [noun] the state of being unemployed; idleness; unemployment.

2) [noun] an employment, work that is not known, well-versed in or natural to oneself.

3) [noun] a bad or forbidden work; an immoral or unsocial, act.

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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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