Vilopa: 8 definitions


Vilopa 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vilopa (विलोप).—The same as लोप (lopa) which see above. The term विलोप (vilopa) was possibly in use before Pāṇini's time; cf. उदात्तपूर्वै नियतस्वरोदये परो विलोपो (udāttapūrvai niyatasvarodaye paro vilopo)sनियतो यदावरः (niyato yadāvaraḥ) R. Pr. XI. 26; cf. also विलोपो विनाशः (vilopo vināśaḥ) Uvvaṭa on R. Pr. XI.28।

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vilopa : (m.) pillage; plunder.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vilopa, (vi+lopa) plunder, pillage M. I, 456 (maccha° fishhaul); J. I, 7; III, 8; VI, 409; Dpvs IX. 7 (°kamma). ‹-› vilopaṃ khādati to live by plunder J. VI, 131. (Page 636)

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vilopa (विलोप).—

1) Taking away, carrying off, seizure, plunder.

2) Loss, destruction, disappearance.

Derivable forms: vilopaḥ (विलोपः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vilopa (विलोप).—m.

(-paḥ) 1. Seizing, taking away. 2. Loss, disappearance.

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

Vilopa (विलोप).—i. e. vi-lup + a, m. Seizing, taking away, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 7267.

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

1) Vilopa (विलोप):—[=vi-lopa] [from vi-lup] a m. carrying off, taking away, [Harivaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] a break, interruption, disturbance, injury, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. (cf. a-vil)

3) [v.s. ...] ruin, loss, [Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [=vi-lopa] b etc. See vi-√lup, [column]1.

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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. 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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