Vyabhicari, Vyabhicārī: 5 definitions


Vyabhicari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vyabhichari.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Jaiva-dharma

Vyabhicārī (व्यभिचारी) is another name for Vyabhicārin, which refers to one of the four ingredients of rasa.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vyabhicari in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vyabhicārī (व्यभिचारी).—a (S) That has irregularities, anomalies, exceptions &c.--a rule or common course. 2 Adulterous: also that has committed adultery. 3 S That walks deviously or errantly; loose, libertine, dissolute.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vyabhicārī (व्यभिचारी).—a That has irregularities; adulterous; dissolute.

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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

[«previous next»] — Vyabhicari in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vyabhicāri (व्यभिचारि):—[=vy-abhicāri] [from vyabhi-car] in [compound] for cārin

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vyabhicari in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vyabhicāri (ವ್ಯಭಿಚಾರಿ):—

1) [adjective] going apart or astray; deviating.

2) [adjective] commiting or tending to have illicit sexual enjoyment; tresspassing; transgressing.

3) [adjective] wandering from an argument; putting forth erroneous or fallacious reasoning.

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Vyabhicāri (ವ್ಯಭಿಚಾರಿ):—

1) [noun] a man who commits or has the tendency to commit lechery.

2) [noun] (rhet. & dance.) a transitory feeling, sentiment that appears is concomitant to the main sentiment.

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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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