Vigana, Vigāna: 9 definitions
Vigana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Censure, reproach, defamation, scandal.
2) A contradictory statement, contradiction, inconsistency; यत् पुनः कारणविषयं विगानं दर्शितं तत् परिहर्तव्यम् (yat punaḥ kāraṇaviṣayaṃ vigānaṃ darśitaṃ tat parihartavyam) Ś.B. (and in several other places of the same work).
Derivable forms: vigānam (विगानम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Ill-report, detraction, scandal. 2. Censure, reproach. E. vi depreciative prefix, gai to sing or sound, aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vigāna (विगान).—i. e. vi-gai + ana, n. 1. Blame. 2. Ill report.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vigāna (विगान):—[=vi-gāna] a See under vi-√gai.
2) [=vi-gāna] [from vi-gai] b n. inconsistency, contradiction, [Śaṃkarācārya]
3) [v.s. ...] repugnance, [Naiṣadha-carita]
4) [v.s. ...] ill-report, detraction, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vigāna (विगान):—[vi-gāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Ill report, detraction; censure.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Vigaṇa (विगण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vigaṇa.
2) Vigāṇa (विगाण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vigāna.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a singing inconsistently with the base pitch or using discordant notes.
2) [noun] an abuse; a rebuke; a sharp reprimand.
3) [noun] inconsistency; contradiction; repugnance.
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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