Nirvritti, aka: Nir-vritti, Nirvṛtti; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Nirvṛtti can be transliterated into English as Nirvrtti or Nirvritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Nirvritti in Vyakarana glossaries]

Nirvṛtti (निर्वृत्ति).—Production of the effect; production of the activity by the agents or instruments of activity called Karakas; cf. साधनं हि क्रियां निर्वर्तयति तामुपसर्गो विशिनष्टि (sādhanaṃ hi kriyāṃ nirvartayati tāmupasargo viśinaṣṭi) M.Bh. on II. 2.19 Vart. 2.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Nirvritti in Marathi glossaries]

nirvṛtti (निर्वृत्ति).—f S Final emancipation. 2 Completion, fulfilment, accomplishment. 3 Ceasing or abstaining from.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nirvṛtti (निर्वृत्ति).—f Final emancipation. Accom- plishment. Ceasing.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

[Nirvritti in Sanskrit glossaries]

Nirvṛtti (निर्वृत्ति).—f. (See also under nir)

1) Accomplishment, fulfilment; यस्येयं फलनिर्वृत्तिः (yasyeyaṃ phalanirvṛttiḥ) Mb.1.18.1; कर्मणां फल- निर्वृत्तिं शंस नस्तत्त्वतः पराम् (karmaṇāṃ phala- nirvṛttiṃ śaṃsa nastattvataḥ parām) Ms.12.1.

2) Completion, end.

3) (In gram.) Discontinuance of the influence of one rule over another (opp. anuvṛtti).

4) Result, fruit.

5) Ceasing, desisting, abstaining from.

6) Inactivity.

7) Impropriety.

8) Final beatitude.

Derivable forms: nirvṛttiḥ (निर्वृत्तिः).

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Nirvṛtti (निर्वृत्ति).—f. accomplishment, achievement; अत आसां निर्वृत्त्या अपवर्गः स्यात् । आतण्डुलनिर्वृत्तेः आ च पिष्टनिर्वृत्तेरभ्यास इति (ata āsāṃ nirvṛttyā apavargaḥ syāt | ātaṇḍulanirvṛtteḥ ā ca piṣṭanirvṛtterabhyāsa iti) || ŚB. on MS.11.1.27. -a. having no occupation, destitute. See निर्वृति (nirvṛti).

Nirvṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nir and vṛtti (वृत्ति).

(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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