Vakradrishti, Vakra-drishti, Vakradṛṣṭi: 5 definitions
Vakradrishti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Vakradṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Vakradrsti or Vakradrishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vakradṛṣṭi (वक्रदृष्टि).—f S Oblique vision; looking asquint. 2 fig. Malignant or hostile regard or view. 3 attrib. Squint-eyed: also of malignant &c. regard towards; jealous, envious &c. of.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vakradṛṣṭi (वक्रदृष्टि).—f Oblique vision. Fig. Malignant regard. a Squint-eyed. Jealous, en- vious of.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) squint-eyed, squinting.
2) having a malignant or evil look.
3) envious. (-f.) squint, an oblique look.
Vakradṛṣṭi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vakra and dṛṣṭi (दृष्टि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vakradṛṣṭi (वक्रदृष्टि).—Adj. 1. Envious. 2. Having an evil eye. 3. Squinting. f.
(-ṣṭiḥ) An oblique look.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vakradṛṣṭi (वक्रदृष्टि):—[=vakra-dṛṣṭi] [from vakra > vaṅk] mfn. idem
2) [v.s. ...] jealous, envious, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) [v.s. ...] f. oblique vision, an oblique look, malignant regard, hostile view, [ib.]
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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