Viparitata, Viparītatā: 7 definitions


Viparitata 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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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Viparitata in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Viparītatā, (f.) (abstr. fr. viparīta) contradistinction Vism. 450 (tabbiparītatā). (Page 627)

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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 dictionary

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

Viparītatā (विपरीतता).—Contrariety, inversion, opposition; लोके गुरुत्वं विपरीततां वा स्वचेष्टितान्येव नरं नयन्ति (loke gurutvaṃ viparītatāṃ vā svaceṣṭitānyeva naraṃ nayanti) Subhāṣ.

See also (synonyms): viparītatva.

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

Viparītatā (विपरीतता).—f.

(-tā) Contrariety, reverse or opposite state or condition. E. viparīta and tal aff.; also with tva, viparītatvaṃ .

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

Viparītatā (विपरीतता).—i. e. vi-pari -ita + tā, f. 1. Reverse, that which is contrary, opposite to something, counterpart, [Hitopadeśa] ii. [distich] 43. 2. Contrariety.

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

Viparītatā (विपरीतता):—[=vi-parīta-tā] [from vi-parīta > vi-parī] f. contrariety, inversion, counterpart, [Kāvya literature; Pañcatantra]

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

Viparītatā (विपरीतता):—(tā) 1. f. Contrariety; contrast.

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Viparitata 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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