Vrittasamaptilipi, Vṛttasamāptilipi, Vritta-samaptilipi: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Vṛttasamāptilipi can be transliterated into English as Vrttasamaptilipi or Vrittasamaptilipi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Vrittasamaptilipi in Kavya glossary
Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Vṛttasamāptilipi (वृत्तसमाप्तिलिपि) refers to a “circular terminal script” (the visarga), and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 10.86.—Nārāyaṇa takes the word to mean also “the round circular figures (resembling the Nāgari cha) put at the end of a manuscript”. This is exactly the meaning of the word samāptilipi used in verse 16.98. In Anargharāghava 6.70 the Sudarśana wheel of Viṣṇu is called “sakaladānavajīvitavyavidyāsamāptilipiḥ”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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[«previous next»] — Vrittasamaptilipi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛttasamāptilipi (वृत्तसमाप्तिलिपि).—a circular terminal script, the Visarga; the round circular figures resembling the Nāgarī छ (cha) put at the end of a manuscript; द्विकुण्डली वृत्तसमाप्तिलिप्या (dvikuṇḍalī vṛttasamāptilipyā) ...... काये यदीये निरमायि सारैः (kāye yadīye niramāyi sāraiḥ) N.1.86; A. R.6.7.

Derivable forms: vṛttasamāptilipiḥ (वृत्तसमाप्तिलिपिः).

Vṛttasamāptilipi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛtta and samāptilipi (समाप्तिलिपि).

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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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