Ayanavritta, aka: Ayanavṛtta, Ayana-vritta; 3 Definition(s)

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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

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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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ayanavritta in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

Ayanavṛtta (अयनवृत्त).—the ecliptic.

Derivable forms: ayanavṛttam (अयनवृत्तम्).

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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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