Nivritta - Turned back

ni-° vtta [L=110388]
(often w.r. for nir-vtta , vi-vtta , ni-vta) turned back , returned to (acc.) MBh.

abl.) R.



abl. or comp.) MBh. Ka1v. &c

BhP. Hcat.

abl.) MBh. R.

ni-° vtta [L=110396]
(with karman n. an action) causing a cessation (of mundane existence) Mn. xii , 88 (opp. to pravtta)

Pat. Ka1s3.

cf. comp. below)


ni-° vtta [L=110401]
return (» durniv°)

(H3) mfn.
[L=110389]rebounded from (
[L=110390]retreated , fled (in battle)
[L=110391]set (as the sun)
[L=110392]averted from , indifferent to , having renounced or given up (
[L=110393]abstracted from this world , quiet
[L=110394]rid or deprived of (
[L=110395]passed away , gone , ceased , disappeared , vanished
(H3B) n.
[L=110397]ceased to be valid or binding (as a rule)
[L=110398]omitted , left out (
[L=110399]finished , completed
[L=110400]desisting from or repenting of any improper conduct
(H3B) n.
ní-° vta [p= 560,1] [p= 559,3] [L=110352]
(ní-) held back , withheld RV.
560,1] [L=110352.1]

= ni-vīta) a veil , mantle , wrapper L.
ní-° vta [L=110352.3]
= next L.

(H3) mfn.
[p= surrounded , enclosed
(H3B) n.

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