Viguna, Viguṇa: 12 definitions
Viguna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
viguṇa (विगुण).—a (S) Of different qualities, diverse, dissimilar. 2 Of opposing or adverse qualities. 3 Of which the quality is vitiated, corrupted, spoiled. 4 Used laxly as s m An opposing or a disagreeing quality or property.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
viguṇa (विगुण).—a Diverse, dissimilar, of adverse qualities.
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) Destitute of merits, worthless, bad; श्रेयान्स्वधर्मो विगुणः परधर्मात् स्वनुष्ठितात् (śreyānsvadharmo viguṇaḥ paradharmāt svanuṣṭhitāt) Bg.3.35; Śi.9.12; Mu. 6.11.
2) Destitute of qualities.
3) Having on string; विगुणीकृतकार्मुकोऽपि जेतुं भुवि जेतव्यमसौ समर्थ एव (viguṇīkṛtakārmuko'pi jetuṃ bhuvi jetavyamasau samartha eva) Mu.7.11.
4) Unfruitful; विगुणानि च पश्यन्ति (viguṇāni ca paśyanti) Mb.12.269.37.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) 1. Void of all qualities. 2. Bad, worthless, having no merit. 3. Having no string. E. vi, and guṇa quality.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viguṇa (विगुण).—adj. 1. void of all qualities. 2. void of distinguishing qualities, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 12. 3. worthless, bad. 4. imperfect, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 10, 97 (imperfectly performed).
Viguṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and guṇa (गुण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viguṇa (विगुण).—[adjective] having no string; void of qualities or virtues; defective, incomplete, destitute of (—°); worthless, ineffective, contrary.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Viguṇa (विगुण):—[=vi-guṇa] [from vi] a mfn. without a string (See below)
2) [v.s. ...] deficient, imperfect, destitute of ([compound]), [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] unsuccessful, ineffective, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]
4) [v.s. ...] adverse (as fortune), [Pañcatantra] ([varia lectio])
5) [v.s. ...] void of qualities, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] destitute of merits, wicked, bad, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.
7) [v.s. ...] disordered, corrupted (as the humours of the body), [Suśruta]
8) [=vi-guṇa] b etc. See p. 950, col. 2.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viguṇa (विगुण):—[vi-guṇa] (ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) a. Void of quality; bad.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
Viguṇa (विगुण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Viguṇa.
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
Viguṇa (ವಿಗುಣ):—[adjective] lacking (good) qualities.
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Viguna (ವಿಗುನ):—[noun] an obstacle; a hindrance; an impediment.
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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