Definitions for "Alpatva"
smallness of quantity; a traditional term, refers to the degree of usage of a swara within a rAga. For instance, in Raga Kedar, the gandhAr comes in alpatva form. There are two further qualifications of alpatva: langhan alpatva and anAbhyAsa alpatva.
Keywords:  bahutva, rareness, note, opposite
The rareness of a note, opposite of bahutva.