Durvinita, Durvinīta, Dur-vinita: 11 definitions


Durvinita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Durvinit.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Durvinita in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Durvinīta (दुर्विनीत).—A commander of Bhaṇḍa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 21. 87.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Durvinīta (दुर्विनीत).—a.

1) (a) badly educated, ill-mannered; ill-behaved, wicked; शासितरि दुर्विनीतानाम् (śāsitari durvinītānām) Ś.1.24. (b) rude, naughty, mischievous.

2) stubborn, obstinate. (-taḥ) 1 a restive or untrained horse.

2) a wayward person, reprobate.

Durvinīta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dur and vinīta (विनीत).

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

Durvinīta (दुर्विनीत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Ill mannered, ill trained or behaved. m.

(-taḥ) A restive horse. E. dur with difficulty, vinīta led, managed.

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

Durvinīta (दुर्विनीत).—[adjective] ill-behaved.

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

1) Durvinīta (दुर्विनीत):—[=dur-vinīta] [from dur] mfn. badly educated, ill-conducted, undisciplined, mean, wicked, obstinate, restive, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (taka idem, [Kathāsaritsāgara xx, 9])

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a sage (associated with Durvāsas etc.), [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā xlviii, 63]

3) [v.s. ...] of a prince.

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

Durvinīta (दुर्विनीत):—[dur-vinīta] (taḥ) 1. m. A restive horse. a. Ill-mannered.

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

Durvinīta (दुर्विनीत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Duvviṇīa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Durvinita 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Durvinita in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Durvinīta (दुर्विनीत) [Also spelled durvinit]:—(a) impudent, defiant, ill-mannered.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Durvinīta (ದುರ್ವಿನೀತ):—

1) [adjective] tough; rough; lawless; rude; disobedient.

2) [adjective] morally or socially wrong or bad; wicked.

3) [adjective] not yielding in attitude or opinion despite of appeals or reasons; adamant.

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Durvinīta (ದುರ್ವಿನೀತ):—

1) [noun] a rough, rude or disobedient man.

2) [noun] an untamed horse.

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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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