Vipata, Vipaṭa, Vipāṭa: 8 definitions


Vipata 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vipāṭa (विपाट).—A brother of Karṇa. Arjuna killed him in the battle of Bhārata. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 32, Stanza 62).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vipaṭa (विपट).—f n (vi & paḍaṇēṃ. Ill or untowardly falling out.) Disagreement, difference, variance, ill-understanding; a catch or hitch. v paḍa, pāḍa.

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

vipaṭa (विपट).—f n Disagreement, difference. A hitch.

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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

Vipāṭa (विपाट).—A kind of arrow; परितोऽरोधि विपाटपञ्जरेण (parito'rodhi vipāṭapañjareṇa) Śi. 2.17. See विपाठ (vipāṭha).

Derivable forms: vipāṭaḥ (विपाटः).

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

Vipāṭa (विपाट).—[masculine] a kind of arrow (cf. vipāṭha).

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

1) Vipāṭa (विपाट):—[=vi-pāṭa] [from vi-paṭ] m. a kind of arrow, [Mahābhārata; Śiśupāla-vadha]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Mahābhārata]

3) Vipāta (विपात):—[=vi-pāta] [from vi-pat] [gana] brāhmaṇādi.

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

Vipāṭa (विपाट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viphāla.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vipata 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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