Viloma: 18 definitions


Viloma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Viloma has 17 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Vilom.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Viloma (विलोम):—(2. vi + loman)

1) adj. (f. ā) = pratīpa [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1465.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 472.] [Medinīkoṣa Manu’s Gesetzbuch 53.] a) wider das Haar —, wider den Strich —, in entgegengesetzter Richtung gehend, in verkehrter Ordnung laufend: trikavalanavilomaṃ vīkṣya dūrātsvadeśam so v. a. hinter sich [Rājataraṅgiṇī 1, 374.] — b) widerspänstig: ein Elephant [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 94, 12.] —

2) m. a) Schlange. — b) Hund. — c) Varuṇa [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] —

3) f. ī Myrobalanenbaum [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] —

4) n. = araghaṭṭaka [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] (hier fälschlich arapaṭṭana) .

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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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