Vivritta, Vivṛtta: 13 definitions

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Vivritta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Vivṛtta can be transliterated into English as Vivrtta or Vivritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vivritta in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त).—By the passage of time Kṣetrajña becomes vivṛtta by a single reason; it is likened to a light of Khadyota in extreme darkness; he returns from avyakta; he is a śarīri and a mahān.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 59. 70-2.
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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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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त) refers to one of the three kinds of vivadha, mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 31. Vivadha refers to one of the three limbs of vastu (‘thing’), or “principal parts of songs”.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त).—Separated, disjoined; the word is used in connection with the separated elements of a euphonic combination; the words विक्लिष्ट, अनेकीभूत (vikliṣṭa, anekībhūta) and पृथग्भूत (pṛthagbhūta) are used in thesame sense.

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vivṛtta (विवृत्त).—m S One of the efforts or acts of the air or breath towards the production of articulate utterance. See under prayatna.

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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

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त).—p. p.

1) Turned round.

2) Turning round, revolving, rolling, whirling; निहितविवृत्तलोचनेन (nihitavivṛttalocanena) Kirātārjunīya 7.34.

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

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त).—mfn.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) Turned or twisted round, whirling, revolving, rolling. E. vi before vṛt to be, kta aff.

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

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त).—[adjective] turned round or back, whirled, bent.

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

1) Vivṛtta (विवृत्त):—[=vi-vṛtta] [from vi-vṛt] mfn. turned or twisted round etc.

2) [v.s. ...] whirling round, flying in different directions (as a thunderbolt), [Ṛg-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] opened (See [compound])

4) [v.s. ...] uncovered, shown, displayed, [Lalita-vistara]

5) Vivṛttā (विवृत्ता):—[=vi-vṛttā] [from vi-vṛtta > vi-vṛt] f. a kind of eruption, [Bhāvaprakāśa] (cf. vi-vritā)

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

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त):—[vi-vṛtta] (ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) p. Turned round; whirling; revolving.

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

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viaṭṭa.

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Vivritta 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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vivritta in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vivṛtta (विवृत्त):—(a) going/whirling round; opened, uncovered; ~[tti] whirling, revolution; expansion; opening.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vivṛtta (ವಿವೃತ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] turned or twisted round.

2) [adjective] whirling round.

3) [adjective] flying in different directions.

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Vivṛtta (ವಿವೃತ್ತ):—[noun] (dance.) a twisting of the waist (as to see backward) and bringing back to the original position.

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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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