Vyabhicara, Vyabhicāra, Vyabhīcāra: 8 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Vyabhichara.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vyabhicāra (व्यभिचार).—lit. deviation or discrepancy; irregularity re: the application of a rule; cf.संज्ञाव्यभिचारार्थश्चकारः (saṃjñāvyabhicārārthaścakāraḥ) Kas.on P. III.3.19; cf.also.बहुलग्रहणंष्याभिचारार्थम् । प्रवाहिका, विचर्चिका । न च भवति । शिरोतर्तिः (bahulagrahaṇaṃṣyābhicārārtham | pravāhikā, vicarcikā | na ca bhavati | śirotartiḥ); Kas. on P. III.3.108.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vyabhicāra (व्यभिचार).—m (S) Deviation from the common rule, irregularity, anomalousness. 2 Deviousness of course or practice; dissoluteness, errancy, aberration &c. 3 Hence, popularly, Adultery.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vyabhicāra (व्यभिचार).—m Anomalousness. Errancy. Adultery.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vyabhicāra (व्यभिचार) or Vyabhīcāra (व्यभीचार).—
1) Going away from, deviation, leaving the right course, following improper courses; मन्त्रज्ञमव्यस- निनं व्यभिचारववर्जितम् (mantrajñamavyasa- ninaṃ vyabhicāravavarjitam) H.3.16; मां च योऽव्यभिचारेण भक्तियोगेन सेवते (māṃ ca yo'vyabhicāreṇa bhaktiyogena sevate) Bg.14.26;
2) Transgression, violation; व्यभिचारेण वर्णानाम् (vyabhicāreṇa varṇānām) (... jāyante varṇasaṃkarāḥ) Ms.1.24.
3) Error, crime, sin.
5) Infidelity, faithlessness (of a wife or husband), unchastity; व्यभिचारात्तु भर्तुः स्त्री लोके प्राप्नोति गर्ह्यताम् (vyabhicārāttu bhartuḥ strī loke prāpnoti garhyatām) Ms.5.164; वाङ्मनःकर्मभिः पत्यौ व्यभिचारो यथा न मे (vāṅmanaḥkarmabhiḥ patyau vyabhicāro yathā na me) R.15.81; Y.1.72.
6) An anomaly, irregularity, exception (to a rule).
7) (In logic) A fallacious hetu, the presence of the hetu without the sādhya; हेतोः साध्याभाववद्वृत्तित्वं व्यभिचारः (hetoḥ sādhyābhāvavadvṛttitvaṃ vyabhicāraḥ) Tarka. K.
8) Absence (abhāva); अन्योऽन्यतोऽस्मिन् व्यभिचारतो मृषा नित्ये परे ब्रह्मणि केवले शिवे (anyo'nyato'smin vyabhicārato mṛṣā nitye pare brahmaṇi kevale śive) A. Rām.7.5.32.
Derivable forms: vyabhicāraḥ (व्यभिचारः), vyabhīcāraḥ (व्यभीचारः).
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1) Transgression, offence.
2) Change, alteration.
Derivable forms: vyabhīcāraḥ (व्यभीचारः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) 1. Following improper courses, doing what is prohibited or wicked. 2. Erring, straying, (literally or figuratively.) 3. Wandering from an argument, a fallacious Hetu, one without the Sadhya, (in logic.) 4. Infidelity of a husband or wife. E. vi and abhi before car to go, aff. ghañ .
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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