Viparitalakshana, Viparītalakṣaṇā, Viparita-lakshana: 3 definitions


Viparitalakshana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Viparītalakṣaṇā can be transliterated into English as Viparitalaksana or Viparitalakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Viparitalakshana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

viparītalakṣaṇā (विपरीतलक्षणा).—f S Ironical description; description of an object by mentioning, as its properties, the contraries of its properties.

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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

[«previous next»] — Viparitalakshana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viparītalakṣaṇā (विपरीतलक्षणा).—ironical description of a thing by mentioning its contrary properties.

Viparītalakṣaṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viparīta and lakṣaṇā (लक्षणा).

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

Viparītalakṣaṇā (विपरीतलक्षणा):—[=vi-parīta-lakṣaṇā] [from vi-parīta > vi-parī] f. ironical description of an object by mentioning its contrary properties, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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