Cittavaikalya, Citta-vaikalya: 4 definitions



Cittavaikalya 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chittavaikalya.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

cittavaikalya (चित्तवैकल्य).—n S Distraction, perplexity, bewilderment.

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

cittavaikalya (चित्तवैकल्य).—n Bewilderment, distraction.

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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»] — Cittavaikalya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cittavaikalya (चित्तवैकल्य).—bewilderment of the mind, distraction.

Derivable forms: cittavaikalyam (चित्तवैकल्यम्).

Cittavaikalya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms citta and vaikalya (वैकल्य).

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

Cittavaikalya (चित्तवैकल्य):—[=citta-vaikalya] [from citta > cit] n. bewilderment of mind, perplexity, [Mahābhārata x, 112] (klavya [edition] [Bombay edition])

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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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