Vipracitti: 6 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Viprachitti.

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[«previous next»] — Vipracitti in Sanskrit glossary

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

Vipracitti (विप्रचित्ति):—(vipra + citti)

1) adj. scharfsinnig [Taittirīyabrāhmaṇa 3, 10, 8, 3.] —

2) m. Nomen proprium a) eines Lehrers [Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad.2,6,3.4,6,3.] [Oxforder Handschriften 18,b,15. 19,a,39]; vgl. viprajitti . — b) eines Dānava, Vaters des Rāhu u.s.w. [Mahābhārata 1, 2530. 2640. 2, 365. 6, 4212. 5031] (vipracitta ed. Calc.). [12, 3661. 6146. 7545.] [Harivaṃśa 204. fg. 213. 264. 2281. 12463. 12502. 12695. 13059. 13193. 13883. fgg. 14282.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 147. fg.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 6, 30. 35. 10, 19. 7, 2, 5. 8, 10, 19.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 18, 18.]

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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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