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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