Nivartaka, Nirvataka: 9 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nivartaka (निवर्तक).—lit. expeller, excluding other forms which are otherwise, that is, incorrect; cf. समाने चार्थे शास्त्रान्वितः अशास्त्रान्वितस्य निवर्तको भवति । (samāne cārthe śāstrānvitaḥ aśāstrānvitasya nivartako bhavati |) M.Bh. on I.1. Siva Sutra 2.

context information

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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nivartaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nivartaka (निवर्तक).—a.

1) Returning, coming or turning back.

2) Stopping, ceasing.

3) Abolishing, expelling. removing.

4) Bringing back.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Nivartaka (निवर्तक).—f. °ikā, adj. (to caus. of next, q.v.), creative, productive: (tṛṣṇāyāḥ…) janikāyā nivartikāyā(ḥ) Lalitavistara 417.11 (prose; no v.l.), which is creative and productive (Tibetan sgrub pa for niv°); occurs in the 3d ārya-satya, in the Dharmacakrapravartanasūtra, but unparalleled in other versions; sarvakāma-nivartakam Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 211.2 (prose), effecting all desires.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nivartaka (निवर्तक).—i. e. ni-vṛt, [Causal.], + aka, adj., f. tikā. 1. Turning back, flying, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 5048. 2. Causing to cease, removing, Bhāṣāp. 136.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Nivartaka (निवर्तक):—[=ni-vartaka] [from ni-vṛt] mf(ikā)n. turning back, flying (a-niv), [Harivaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] causing to cease, abolishing, removing, [Mahābhārata; Śaṃkarācārya] (-tva n.)

3) [v.s. ...] desisting from, stopping, ceasing, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Nivartaka (निवर्तक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇivvaṭṭada.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nivartaka in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Nivartaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nivartaka (ನಿವರ್ತಕ):—

1) [adjective] completing; finishing; accomplishing.

2) [adjective] returning or coming back.

3) [adjective] turning away; cowering from fear.

4) [adjective] discouraging; causing to shrink back or turning away.

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Nirvataka (ನಿರ್ವತಕ):—[noun] a man who has turned aside from worldly life, sensual pleasures, etc.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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