Samnivritta, Saṃnivṛtta: 4 definitions


Samnivritta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Saṃnivṛtta can be transliterated into English as Samnivrtta or Samnivritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Saṃnivṛtta (संनिवृत्त).—p. p.

1) Returned.

2) Stopped, ceased.

3) Withdrawing, shrinkinig from.

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

Saṃnivṛtta (संनिवृत्त).—[adjective] turned or come back; stopped, ceased.

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

1) Saṃnivṛtta (संनिवृत्त):—[=saṃ-nivṛtta] [from saṃni-vṛt] mfn. turned or come back, returned, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] withdrawn, [Meghadūta]

3) [v.s. ...] desisted, stopped, ceased, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Suśruta]

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

Saṃnivṛtta (संनिवृत्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃnivaṭṭa.

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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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