Nimittavritti, Nimittāvṛtti, Nimitta-avritti: 2 definitions

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

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Nimittāvṛtti (निमित्तावृत्ति).—f.

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

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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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