Pratyudavartate, Pratyudāvartate: 1 definition


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

Pratyudāvartate (प्रत्युदावर्तते).—(= Pali paccudāvattati; compare next, and a-pratyudāvarta, °vartana, °vartanīya, °vartya, a-punaḥ-pratyudāvartya), turns back (intrans.), usually from a religiously proper course: pres. °varte 1 sg. Śikṣāsamuccaya 280.7; °vartante Gaṇḍavyūha 144.12; 169.17; fut. °vartsyante Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 248.1; ppp. °vṛttaḥ, turned back, Mahāvyutpatti 5106 in Gaṇḍavyūha 169.21 read °vṛttāni for text °vartāni; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 79.2 °vṛttaḥ repulsed, said of Māra; gdve. °vartya (see also a-praty°) Gaṇḍavyūha 287.12 avaivartya-pratyudāvartya-(read °tyāpraty° with 2d ed.); 529.9 °vartya-vīryair; in Lalitavistara 423.6 certainly read apraty°, q.v., for praty°; pratyudāvṛtya, turning around (back), Gaṇḍavyūha 48.16 (nāgāvalokitena, see avalokita); caus. °vartayati, turns back (trans.) Bodhisattvabhūmi 290.16 (object cittam); pass. of caus. Śikṣāsamuccaya 7.4 °vartyeta, would be carried back; 7.10 °vartyate (by a whirlwind).

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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 (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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