Vivada, aka: Vivāda; 7 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Vivāda (विवाद) refers to “substantive law”. The more common technical term is Vyavahārapada (“adjective law”).

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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vivāda : (m.) dispute; contention; quarrel; controversy.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Vivāda, (fr. vi+vad) dispute, quarrel, contention D. I, 236; III, 246; A. IV, 401; Sn. 596, 863, 877, 912; Nd1 103, 167, 173, 260, 307; Pug. 19, 22; Ud. 67; J. I, 165; Miln. 413; VvA. 131. There are 6 vivāda-mūlāni (roots of contention), viz. kodha, makkha, issā, sāṭheyya, pāpicchatā, sandiṭṭhi-parāmāsa or anger, selfishness, envy, fraudulence, evil intention, worldliness: D. III, 246; A. III, 334 sq.; Vbh. 380; referred to at Ps. I, 130. There is another list of 10 at A. V, 78 consisting in wrong representations regarding dhamma & vinaya. (Page 637)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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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Marathi-English dictionary

vivāda (विवाद).—m (S) Discussion, debate, disputation. 2 Controversy. 3 Contest at law; a lawsuit.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vivaḍa (विवड).—m Disagreement; separation.

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vivāda (विवाद).—m Discussion, Controversy; a lawsuit.

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

Vivāda (विवाद).—(a)

1) A dispute, contest, contention, controversy, discussion, debate, quarrel, strife; अलं विवादेन (alaṃ vivādena) Ku.5.82; एतयोर्विवाद एव मे न रोचते (etayorvivāda eva me na rocate) M.1; एकाप्सरःप्रार्थितयो- र्विवादः (ekāpsaraḥprārthitayo- rvivādaḥ) R.7.53; विक्रीते करिणि किमङ्कुशे विवादः (vikrīte kariṇi kimaṅkuśe vivādaḥ) Subhāṣ. (b) Argument, argumentation, discussion.

2) Contradiction; एष विवाद एव प्रत्याययति (eṣa vivāda eva pratyāyayati) Ś.7.

3) A litigation, law-suit, contest at law; सीमाविवादः, विवादपदम् (sīmāvivādaḥ, vivādapadam) &c.; (it is thus defined :-ṛṇāṃdidāyakalahe dvayorbahutarasya vā vivādo vyavahāraśca); see व्यवहार (vyavahāra) also.

4) Crying aloud, sounding.

6) An order, command; तस्याननादुच्चरितो विवादश्चस्खाल वेलास्वपि नार्णवानाम् (tasyānanāduccarito vivādaścaskhāla velāsvapi nārṇavānām) R.18.43.

Derivable forms: vivādaḥ (विवादः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vivāda (विवाद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. Contest, contention. 2. Contest at law, a legal dispute, litigation, a law suit. E. vi before vad to speak, aff. ghañ .

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