viparyaya विपर्यय

Definition: change in the reverse order; reverse transposition; interversion; cf. the usual expression वर्णविपर्यय.cf. वर्णागमाद् भवेद्धंसः सिंहो वर्णविपर्ययात् | S.K. on P.VI.3.109. The word व्यत्यय is used in this sense in the Mahābhāṣya; cf. वर्णव्यत्यये कृतेस्तर्कः | हिंसे: सिंहः ! M.Bh. on Śiva Sūtra 5 Vārt. 15; cf. also Kāś. on P.VI.3.109 and Cāndra Vyākaraṇa II.2.48.


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