Vikopeti: 3 definitions
Vikopeti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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vikopeti : (vi + kup + e) upsets; injures; destroys.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vikopeti, (vi+kopeti) 1. to shake up PvA. 253.—2. to upset, spoil, to do harm Vin. III, 47; Miln. 276 (vikitteti+).—3. to destroy J. VI, 68 (padaṃ a track). (Page 613)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Vikopeti (विकोपेति) or Vikopayati.—(= Pali vikopeti), disturbs: Mahāvastu i.168.18 vairambhā (q.v.; so read)…(some form of vāta, wind) vikopenti na dehakaṃ; Divyāvadāna 350.7 teṣām īryāpathān vikopayitum ārabdhaḥ; Gaṇḍavyūha 84.1 kalyāṇamitra- jñān avikopayan, not disturbing those who know worthy friends (? so text, probably corrupt; perhaps read °mitrajñānam avik°); Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.6.2. See also a-vikopita, a-vikopana; vyākopayati.
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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Full-text: Vikopesi, Vikopita, Vikipenta, Vikopetva, Vikopayati.
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