Nicoccavritta, aka: Nīcōccavṛtta, Nīcoccavṛtta, Nica-uccavritta, Nicocca-vritta; 3 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit terms Nīcōccavṛtta and Nīcoccavṛtta can be transliterated into English as Nicoccavrtta or Nicoccavritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Nichochchavritta.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Nīcoccavṛtta (नीचोच्चवृत्त).—Epicycle. Note: Nīcocca-vṛtta is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Nīcoccavṛtta (नीचोच्चवृत्त).—Epicycle. Note: Nīcocca-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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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha 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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nīcōccavṛtta (नीचोच्चवृत्त).—n S An epicycle.

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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Nīcoccavṛtta (नीचोच्चवृत्त).—an epicycle.

Derivable forms: nīcoccavṛttam (नीचोच्चवृत्तम्).

Nīcoccavṛtta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nīca and uccavṛtta (उच्चवृत्त).

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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