vikṛti विकृति

Definition: change, modification as different from the original which is called प्रकृतिः cf.प्रकृतिरुपादानकारणं । तस्यैव उत्तरमवस्थान्तरं विकृतिः Kas. on P.V.I.12. विकृतिवल्ली a work on the modified recital of the Veda words, or पदपाठविकृति, ascribed to Vyadi who is believed to have been a pupil of वर्ष.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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