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विपक्ष

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit विपक्ष (vipakṣ).

NounEdit

विपक्ष (vipakṣm

  1. opposition

SanskritEdit

AdjectiveEdit

विपक्ष (vi-pakṣa)

  1. deprived of wings
  2. counteracting

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

विपक्ष (vi-pakṣam

  1. "being on a different side", an opponent, adversary, enemy
  2. disputant
  3. female rival
  4. the day of transition from one half of a lunar month to another
  5. (grammar) an exception
  6. (logic) a counter-statement, counter-instance, argument proving the contrary (e.g. "there cannot be fire in a lake, because there is no smoke there")

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0973