Nimittavritti, aka: Nimittāvṛtti, Nimitta-avritti; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Nimittāvṛtti can be transliterated into English as Nimittavrtti or Nimittavritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Nimittāvṛtti (निमित्तावृत्ति).—f. dependence on a special cause.

Derivable forms: nimittāvṛttiḥ (निमित्तावृत्तिः).

Nimittāvṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nimitta and āvṛtti (आवृत्ति).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nimittāvṛtti (निमित्तावृत्ति).—f.

(-ttiḥ) Dependance upon a special cause or occasion. E. nimitta and āvṛtti revolving.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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