Vyavaharin, Vyavahārin: 8 definitions


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

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Vyavahārin.—(EI 19, 24, 28, 29; BL; LL; HD), an ad- ministrator; sometimes explained as ‘a controlling officer’; same as Vyavahārika. Cf. Ep. Ind., Vol. XVIII, pp. 60, 63. (LL), a merchant. See also Vyava. Note: vyavahārin 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 mythology, zoology, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyavahārin (व्यवहारिन्).—a.

1) Transacting business, acting, practising.

2) Engaged in a law-suit, litigant; नाराजके जनपदे सिद्धार्था व्यवहारिणः (nārājake janapade siddhārthā vyavahāriṇaḥ) (kathābhirabhirajyante) Rām.2.67.16.

3) Usual, customary. -m A man of business; मनोहारी व्यवहार्युपयम्य (manohārī vyavahāryupayamya) Daśakumāracarita 1.1.

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

Vyavahārin (व्यवहारिन्).—mfn. (-rī-riṇī-ri) 1. Litigant, litigating, engaged in a lawsuit. 2. Relating to legal process. 3. Customary, usual. 4. Following one’s ordinary affairs or avocation. E. vyavahāra and ini aff.

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

Vyavahārin (व्यवहारिन्).—[adjective] proceeding with, dealing in (—°); [masculine] man of business, merchant.

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

1) Vyavahārin (व्यवहारिन्):—[=vy-avahārin] [from vyava-hṛ] mfn. acting, proceeding, dealing with (ifc.), [Hitopadeśa; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

2) [v.s. ...] transacting, practising (any business or trade), [Mahābhārata; Yājñavalkya; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] fit or competent for legal proceedings or for affairs, being of age (ri-tā f. majority in law), [Kātyāyana]

4) [v.s. ...] relating to a legal process or action, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] customary. usual, [ib.]

6) [v.s. ...] m. a man of business, trader, merchant, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a Mohammedan sect, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Vyavahārin (व्यवहारिन्):—[vyava-hārin] (rī-riṇī-ri) a. Litigant; practising; customary.

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

Vyavahārin (व्यवहारिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vavahāri.

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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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