Viprakara, Viprakāra: 8 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Viprakāra (विप्रकार).—

1) Insult, contumely, abuse, treating with disrespect; उदीरितां तामिति याज्ञसेन्या नवीकृतोद्ग्राहितविप्रकाराम् (udīritāṃ tāmiti yājñasenyā navīkṛtodgrāhitaviprakārām) Kirātārjunīya 3.55.

2) Injury, offence; शशंसुर्विप्रकारं तं तस्मै तारक- कारितम् (śaśaṃsurviprakāraṃ taṃ tasmai tāraka- kāritam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 13.86.28.

3) Wickedness.

4) Opposition, counteraction.

5) Retaliation.

6) Various manner.

7) Wrong way, act; मत्स्यानां विप्रकारांस्ते बहूनस्मानकीर्तयन् (matsyānāṃ viprakārāṃste bahūnasmānakīrtayan) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 4.47.9.

Derivable forms: viprakāraḥ (विप्रकारः).

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

Viprakāra (विप्रकार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Injury, contumely, abuse. 2. Wickedness. 3. Opposition, counteraction. 4. Retaliation. E. vi and pra depreciative prefixes, and kāra making.

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

Viprakāra (विप्रकार).—i. e. vi-pra-kṛ + a, m. 1. Opposition. 2. Retaliation. 3. Injury, abuse, [Kirātārjunīya] 3, 55. 4. Wickedness.

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

Viprakāra (विप्रकार).—[masculine] doing harm, injuring.

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

1) Viprakāra (विप्रकार):—[=vi-prakāra] [from vipra-kṛ] m. treating with disrespect, hurt, injury, wickedness, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] retaliation, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] various manner, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary] (rather [from] vi-pra-√kṝ).

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

Viprakāra (विप्रकार):—[vipra-kāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Injury; abuse; retaliation; wickedness.

[Sanskrit to German]

Viprakara in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Viprakara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Viprakāra (ವಿಪ್ರಕಾರ):—

1) [noun] anything that causes harm, pain, misery, disaster, etc.; an evil.

2) [noun] a wilful disregard; the state of being neglected.

3) [noun] a rebuking in a coarse or insulting language.

4) [noun] the return of an injury for an injury, in punishment or retribution; avenging of an injury or offense; revenge.

5) [noun] (pl.) various kinds, sorts.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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