Vinoda: 9 definitions


Vinoda 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vinoda : (m.) joy; pleasure.

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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

vinōda (विनोद).—m (S) Sport, play, diversion, pastime; sporting or playing. 2 Jesting, joking, bantering, rallying.

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

vinōda (विनोद).—m Sport, play. Jesting, bantering.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vinoda (विनोद).—

1) Removing, driving away; श्रमविनोद (śramavinoda); विनोदमिच्छन्नथ दर्पजन्मनः (vinodamicchannatha darpajanmanaḥ)

2) A diversion, an amusement, any interesting or amusing pursuit or occupation; प्रायेणैते रमणविरहेष्वङ्गनानां विनोदाः (prāyeṇaite ramaṇaviraheṣvaṅganānāṃ vinodāḥ) Me.89; मिथ्यैव व्यसनं वदन्ति मृगया- मीदृग्विनोदः कुतः (mithyaiva vyasanaṃ vadanti mṛgayā- mīdṛgvinodaḥ kutaḥ) Ś.2.5.

3) Play, sport, pastime.

4) Eagerness, vehement desire.

5) Pleasure, happiness, gratification; विलपनविनोदोऽप्यसुलभः (vilapanavinodo'pyasulabhaḥ) U.3.3; जनयतु रसिक- जनेषु मनोरमरतिरसभावविनोदम् (janayatu rasika- janeṣu manoramaratirasabhāvavinodam) Gīt.12.

6) A particular mode of sexual enjoyment.

7) A kind of house.

Derivable forms: vinodaḥ (विनोदः).

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

Vinoda (विनोद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. Eagerness, vehemence. 2. Play, sport, pastime. 3. Dismissing, abandoning. 4. Diversion, interest, interesting pursuit or occupation. 5. Pleasure, gratification. 6. Driving away, removing. E. vi before, nud to order, aff. ghañ .

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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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