Vyapatti, Vyāpatti: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vyāpatti (व्यापत्ति).—lit. loss or disappearance; the word is used in the sense of conversion of one thing into another in the Pratisakhya works; cf. अथाप्यन्तव्यापत्तिर्भवति (athāpyantavyāpattirbhavati) Nir. II. l; cf. also अन्यैरेकारान्नातिरत्र पूर्वा ततो व्यापत्तिर्भवतीति विद्यात् (anyairekārānnātiratra pūrvā tato vyāpattirbhavatīti vidyāt) R. Pr.V.1.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vyāpatti, (f.) (fr. vyāpajjati) injury, harm; doing harm, malevolence A. V, 292 sq.; Pug. 18; J. IV, 137; Dhs. 418 (“disordered temper” translation) (Page 654)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyāpatti (व्यापत्ति).—f.

1) Ruin, calamity, misfortune; व्यापत्तिं कर्मणां दृष्ट्वा जुगुप्सन्ति जनाः सदा (vyāpattiṃ karmaṇāṃ dṛṣṭvā jugupsanti janāḥ sadā) Mb.12.265.34; औदासीन्यं न युक्तं प्रियसुहृदि गते मत्कृते चातिघोरां । व्यापत्तिम् (audāsīnyaṃ na yuktaṃ priyasuhṛdi gate matkṛte cātighorāṃ | vyāpattim) Mu.6.2; Mk.6.1.

2) Substitution of one thing for another.

3) Death; तयोस्तस्मिन्नवीभूतपितृव्यापत्तिशोकयोः (tayostasminnavībhūtapitṛvyāpattiśokayoḥ) R.12.56.

Derivable forms: vyāpattiḥ (व्यापत्तिः).

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

Vyāpatti (व्यापत्ति).—f.

(-ttiḥ) 1. Misfortune, ruin. 2. Substitution of one thing for another.

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

Vyāpatti (व्यापत्ति).—i. e. vi-ā-pad + ti, f. Ruin, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 316.

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

Vyāpatti (व्यापत्ति).—[feminine] going amiss, ill luck, adversity, misfortune, ruin, death.

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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. 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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