Vrittavat, Vṛttavat: 4 definitions


Vrittavat 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 Vṛttavat can be transliterated into English as Vrttavat or Vrittavat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Vṛttavat (वृत्तवत्).—a.

1) Round.

2) Of virtuous conduct; स वृत्तवांस्तेषु कृताभिषेकः (sa vṛttavāṃsteṣu kṛtābhiṣekaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.118.2.

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

Vṛttavat (वृत्तवत्).—mfn. (-vān-vatī-vat) Discharging the duties of caste or calling, correct, well-conducted. E. vṛtta and matup aff.

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

1) Vṛttavat (वृत्तवत्):—[=vṛtta-vat] [from vṛtta > vṛt] mfn. round, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] of virtuous or moral conduct, [Yājñavalkya; Mahābhārata etc.]

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

Vṛttavat (वृत्तवत्):—[vṛtta-vat] (vān-vatī-vat) a. Acting correctly.

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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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