Vyaprita, Vyāpṛta: 13 definitions

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Vyaprita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

The Sanskrit term Vyāpṛta can be transliterated into English as Vyaprta or Vyaprita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Vyāpṛta (व्यापृत) refers to “(being) engaged (in penance)” [?], according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.23 (“Attempt of Himavat to dissuade Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, after Viṣṇu spoke to the Gods and others: “Thus urged by the great lord Viṣṇu they set out desirous of seeing the Pināka-bearing lord Śiva. At first Viṣṇu and others who were anxious to see the penance of Pārvatī went to her hermitage which was on the way. On seeing the excellent penance of Pārvatī and being enveloped by her refulgence they bowed to her who was engaged in penance [i.e., vyāpṛta—tejasā vyāpṛtāstadā] and who had brilliant features. [...]”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vyāpṛta (व्यापृत).—A god of Sutāra group.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 90.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vyāpṛta.—(IE 8-3; EI 6), cf. Vāpata (EI 9), a governor; a superintendent; cf. also official designations like Hasty-aśva- naubala-vyāpṛta or ºvyāpṛtaka, etc. Note: vyāpṛta is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vyāpṛta (व्यापृत).—p S Set in action or motion; employed, worked, used, or acted upon in its own or the proper way.

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

vyāpṛta (व्यापृत).—p Employed.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyāpṛta (व्यापृत).—p. p.

1) Engaged in, occupied or busy with, employed in (with loc.); अन्यस्मिन् कर्मणि व्यापृतं धनुः (anyasmin karmaṇi vyāpṛtaṃ dhanuḥ) Ś. 6.31.

2) Placed, fixed. -m. An employee, a minister.

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

Vyāpṛta (व्यापृत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Engaged, busy. m.

(-taḥ) A minister, a member of royal government. E. vi and āṅ before pṛ to be busy, aff. kta .

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

Vyāpṛta (व्यापृत).—[adjective] active, busy, occupied with or in (—°, artham or hetos).

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

1) Vyāpṛta (व्यापृत):—[=vy-āpṛta] [from vyā-pṛ] mfn. occupied, busy, engaged, employed or concerned in or with ([locative case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. a minister, official, [Yājñavalkya],

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

Vyāpṛta (व्यापृत):—[vyā+pṛta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) m. A minister. a. Engaged, busy.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vyāpṛta (व्यापृत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āaḍḍia, Vāuya, Vāvaḍa.

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Vyaprita in German

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vyāpṛta (ವ್ಯಾಪೃತ):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of engaging oneself in something.

2) [noun] a man who maintains a house or is engaged in the household or family affairs.

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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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