Vimati: 14 definitions



Vimati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Vimati (विमति) refers to a “dispute”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 7.22.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vimati : (f.) doubt; perplexity.

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

Vimati, (f.) (vi+mati) doubt, perplexity, consternation D. I, 105; S. IV, 327; A. II, 79, 185; Ap 29; Dhs. 425; J. III, 522; Miln. 119, 144, 339; DA. I, 274. (Page 630)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vimati (विमति).—a S Deranged in mind, crazy, fatuous. 2 Disapproving &c. See above.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vimati (विमति).—a Deranged in mind, crazy.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vimati (विमति).—a. Stupid, devoid of intelligence, foolish.

-tiḥ f.

1) Dissent, disagreement, difference of opinion.

2) Dislike.

3) Stupidity.

4) A dispute; विधिं कलापौ विमते- रगाताम् (vidhiṃ kalāpau vimate- ragātām) N.7.22.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vimati (विमति).—f. (= Pali id.), doubt: prāṇināṃ ma bhavatu vimatiḥ Lalitavistara 288.4 (verse); devaputrān °ti-prāptāñ jñātvā 350.20 (prose); idam avaci °ti-haraṇaṃ 370.14 (verse); °ti- samudghaṭita ity ucyate 425.15; °ti-chedakaṃ jinaṃ Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 5.8; °ti-śamakarī (of Buddha's speech) 47.2; often with kāṅkṣā, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 223.1; Mahāvyutpatti 2130; Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 8.10; Gaṇḍavyūha 5.1; 32.25; at the end of Jātaka stories often as in Divyāvadāna 297.28, syāt khalu bhikṣavo yuṣmākaṃ kāṅkṣā vimatir vā…, similarly 328.1 etc.; misc., Mahāvastu i.98.14; 115.14; Daśabhūmikasūtra 7.6, etc.; vīmati, m.c., Samādhirājasūtra 19.35. See next items.

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Vīmati (वीमति).—m.c. for vimati, q.v.

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

Vimati (विमति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. Dislike, aversion. 2. Difference of opinion, dissent. 3. Stupidity. E. vi and mati mind.

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

Vimati (विमति).—f. 1. difference of opinion. 2. dislike, aversion.

Vimati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and mati (मति).

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

Vimati (विमति).—1. [feminine] disagreement, dislike, aversion.

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Vimati (विमति).—2. [adjective] stupid, foolish.

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

1) Vimati (विमति):—[=vi-mati] [from vi] 1. vi-mati mfn. (for 2. See vi√man) of different opinion (-man m. difference of opinion, disagreement) [gana] dṛḍhādi

2) [v.s. ...] stupid, silly (-tā f. stupidity, silliness), [Bhartṛhari]

3) [=vi-mati] a vi-matsara etc. See p. 951, col. 3. For vi-mati2 See [column]3.

4) [=vi-mati] [from vi-mata > vi-man] 2. vi-mati mfn. of different opinion [gana] dṛḍhādi

5) [v.s. ...] f. difference of opinion. dissent, disagreement about ([locative case]), [Pāṇini; Naiṣadha-carita; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] dislike, aversion, [Rāmāyaṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] doubt, uncertainty, error, [Lalita-vistara; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

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

Vimati (विमति):—[vi-mati] (tiḥ) 2. f. Dislike; difference.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vimati (विमति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vimai.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vimati in German

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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.

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