Ayanavritta, Ayanavṛtta, Ayana-vritta: 5 definitions


Ayanavritta 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 Ayanavṛtta can be transliterated into English as Ayanavrtta or Ayanavritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ayanavritta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ayanavṛtta (अयनवृत्त).—n S The circle of the sun's passage; the ecliptic or via solis. 2 Used in some translations to express Tropical circle.

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

ayanavṛtta (अयनवृत्त).—n The ecliptic, the circle of the sun's passage. Tropic.

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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

[«previous next»] — Ayanavritta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ayanavṛtta (अयनवृत्त).—the ecliptic.

Derivable forms: ayanavṛttam (अयनवृत्तम्).

Ayanavṛtta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ayana and vṛtta (वृत्त).

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

Ayanavṛtta (अयनवृत्त):—[=ayana-vṛtta] [from ayana > ay] n. the ecliptic.

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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

[«previous next»] — Ayanavritta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ayanavṛtta (ಅಯನವೃತ್ತ):—[noun] 'either of two great circles of the celestial sphere intersecting each other at right angles at the celestial poles: one passes through the solstices; colure.'

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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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