Konavritta, aka: Kōnavṛtta, Konavṛtta, Koṇavṛtta, Kona-vritta; 3 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit terms Kōnavṛtta and Konavṛtta and Koṇavṛtta can be transliterated into English as Konavrtta or Konavritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Koṇavṛtta (कोणवृत्त).—(or koṇamaṇḍala) Intermediary vertical circle. Note: Koṇa-vṛtta is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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Jyotiṣa (ज्योतिष, jyotisha or jyotish) basically refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents one of the six additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas. Jyotiṣa concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kōnavṛtta (कोनवृत्त).—n S The north-east or north-west vertical.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

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Koṇavṛtta (कोणवृत्त).—a vertical circle extending from north-east to south-west or from north-west to south-east.

Derivable forms: koṇavṛttam (कोणवृत्तम्).

Koṇavṛtta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms koṇa 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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