Viprakarsha, Viprakarṣa: 4 definitions


Viprakarsha 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 Viprakarṣa can be transliterated into English as Viprakarsa or Viprakarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Viprakarṣa (विप्रकर्ष).—Distance, standing at a distance; cf. न च कालनक्षत्रयोः संनिकर्षवि-प्रकर्षौ स्तः (na ca kālanakṣatrayoḥ saṃnikarṣavi-prakarṣau staḥ) M.Bh. on P.IV.2.8.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

viprakarṣa (विप्रकर्ष).—m S Distance of situation or position, remoteness.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viprakarṣa (विप्रकर्ष).—

1) Distance, remoteness.

2) Difference, contrast; विप्रकर्षेण बुध्येत कृतकर्मा यथाफलम् (viprakarṣeṇa budhyeta kṛtakarmā yathāphalam) Mb.3.32.46.

3) Dragging away, carrying off; द्रौपद्या विप्रकर्षेण राज्यापहरणेन च (draupadyā viprakarṣeṇa rājyāpaharaṇena ca) Mb.3.2.9.

4) (In gram.) The separation of two consonants by the insertion of a vowel.

Derivable forms: viprakarṣaḥ (विप्रकर्षः).

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

Viprakarṣa (विप्रकर्ष).—m.

(-rṣaḥ) Distance. E. vi + pra, kṛṣ to attract, ghañ aff.

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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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