Kuvinda, Kuvimda: 12 definitions

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Kuvinda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Kuvinda (कुविन्द) is the name of an important person (viz., an Ācārya or Kavi) mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—He was the king of Mathurā. However we may not know more this about his but who advocated the disuse of rough words like ṭaṅkāra etc.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuvinda (कुविन्द).—

1) A weaver; कुविन्दस्त्वं तावत्पटयसि गुणग्राममभितः (kuvindastvaṃ tāvatpaṭayasi guṇagrāmamabhitaḥ) K. P.7.

2) Name of the weaver caste.

Derivable forms: kuvindaḥ (कुविन्दः).

See also (synonyms): kupinda.

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

Kuvinda (कुविन्द).—m.

(-ndaḥ) A weaver. E. kup to spread, kindac Unadi affix, and pa changed to va; also kupinda.

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

Kuvinda (कुविन्द).—m. A weaver.

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

Kuvinda (कुविन्द).—[masculine] weaver.

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

Kuvinda (कुविन्द):—m. (= kupinda) a weaver, [Kathāsaritsāgara] [commentator or commentary] on [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra]

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

Kuvinda (कुविन्द):—(ndaḥ) 1. m. A weaver.

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

Kuvinda (कुविन्द) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kuviṃda.

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Kuvinda 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Kuviṃda (कुविंद) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kuvinda.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kuviṃda (ಕುವಿಂದ):—[noun] a person who weaves; esp., one whose work is weaving; a weaver.

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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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