Durvyasana, Dur-vyasana: 10 definitions


Durvyasana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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 Durvyasan.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

durvyasana (दुर्व्यसन).—n (S) An evil propensity or habit. 2 attrib. and pop. durvyasanī a Of evil propensities, habits, practices.

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

durvyasana (दुर्व्यसन).—n An evil propensity or habit.

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

Durvyasana (दुर्व्यसन).—

1) a fond pursuit or resolve; Mu.3.

2) bad propensity, vice; तेन दुर्व्यसनेनासीद्भोजनेऽपि कदर्थना (tena durvyasanenāsīdbhojane'pi kadarthanā) Kathāsaritsāgara 73.73.

Derivable forms: durvyasanam (दुर्व्यसनम्).

Durvyasana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dur and vyasana (व्यसन).

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

Durvyasana (दुर्व्यसन).—[neuter] bad inclination, vice.

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

Durvyasana (दुर्व्यसन):—[=dur-vyasana] [from dur] n. bad propensity, vice, [Kathāsaritsāgara lxxiii, 73.]

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

Durvyasana (दुर्व्यसन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Duvvasaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Durvyasana 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»] — Durvyasana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Durvyasana (दुर्व्यसन) [Also spelled durvyasan]:—(nm) addiction; vice, dissipation.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Durvyasana (ದುರ್ವ್ಯಸನ):—[noun] a bad but strong habit.

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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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