Pindavishama, aka: Piṇḍaviṣama, Pinda-vishama; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Piṇḍaviṣama can be transliterated into English as Pindavisama or Pindavishama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Piṇḍaviṣama (पिण्डविषम).—one of the ways of embezzlement namely inconsistency in dealing with fixed items; Kau. A.2. 8.26.

Derivable forms: piṇḍaviṣamaḥ (पिण्डविषमः).

Piṇḍaviṣama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṇḍa and viṣama (विषम).

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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