Brihaspati, Bṛhaspati: 34 definitions


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Brihaspati has 33 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Bṛhaspati can be transliterated into English as Brhaspati or Brihaspati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Brahaspati.

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[«previous next»] — Brihaspati in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bṛhaspati (बृहस्पति):—

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Bṛhaspati (बृहस्पति):—

1) Āṅgirasa, Verfasser von [Ṛgveda 10, 71. fg.] Laukya — von [10, 72.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Bṛhaspati (बृहस्पति):—m.

1) Nomen proprium eines Gottes , in welchem die Thätigkeit des Frommen gegenüber den Göttern personificirt ist. Gilt später als Gott der Klugheit und der Beredsamkeit , dem verschiedene Werke zugeschrieben werden. —

2) der Planet Jupiter.

3) Nomen proprium verschiedener Männer.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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