Vrittaka, Vṛttaka: 5 definitions


Vrittaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Vṛttaka can be transliterated into English as Vrttaka or Vrittaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛttaka (वृत्तक).—A kind of prose composition.

Derivable forms: vṛttakam (वृत्तकम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vṛttaka (वृत्तक).—(1) nt. (= Sanskrit vṛtta), event, occurrence, story: °kaṃ tat sarvaṃ vistareṇa samākhyātam Divyāvadāna 439.8; compare also iti-vṛttaka; (2) ifc. [bahuvrīhi], in verse, = Sanskrit vṛtta, manner of life: araṇya-vṛttakāś Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 272.3 (verse).

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

1) Vṛttaka (वृत्तक):—[from vṛt] mfn. (ifc.) = vṛtta, a metre, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a Buddhist or Jaina layman, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] n. a kind of simple but rhythmical prose composition, [Catalogue(s)]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vrittaka 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vṛttaka (ವೃತ್ತಕ):—

1) [noun] = ವೃತ್ತ [vritta]2 - 9 & 12.

2) [noun] a kind of prose.

context information

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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