Kshunnivritti, Kṣunnivṛtti, Kshud-nivritti: 2 definitions


Kshunnivritti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Kṣunnivṛtti can be transliterated into English as Ksunnivrtti or Kshunnivritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣunnivṛtti (क्षुन्निवृत्ति).—f. cessation of hunger, appeasing of appetite (in general).

Derivable forms: kṣunnivṛttiḥ (क्षुन्निवृत्तिः).

Kṣunnivṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣud and nivṛtti (निवृत्ति). See also (synonyms): kṣudhānivṛtti.

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

Kṣunnivṛtti (क्षुन्निवृत्ति):—[=kṣun-nivṛtti] [from kṣun > kṣudh] f. cessation of hunger, appeasing of appetite, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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