Vithara, Viṭhara: 4 definitions


Vithara 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vithara (विथर).—m unc ( H) Scattered and confused state; dispersion and ruin (of a business, of affairs).

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vithara (विथर).—a (vi & thara Layer or row.) That deviates from the perpendicular--a building or a stone or brick of it. 2 Composed or made out of another batch, sort, class, order--a garment, a coin, a thing generally. 3 fig. (Ill-according with the thara), irregular, informal, eccentric, devious--conduct, speech, act: also raving or incoherent--speech.

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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

Viṭhara (विठर).—

1) Name of Bṛhaspati.

2) [vadati abaddham, vedaḥ aṣṭhaśca, it ca Uṇādi-sūtra 5.46] A fool.

3) An orator; L. D. B.

Derivable forms: viṭharaḥ (विठरः).

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

Viṭhara (विठर):—mfn. = vāgmin, eloquent (applied to Bṛhas-pati), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Vithara 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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