Devagarbha, Devagarbhā, Deva-garbha: 10 definitions
Devagarbha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Devagarbha (देवगर्भ):—(deva + garbha)
1) m. Götterkind (anders u. garbha [2.] aufgefasst): devagarbho yaṃ manye smākamupāgataḥ [Mahābhārata 3, 17161. 17163.] devagarbhasamaḥ saṃkhye manuṣyairadhiko yudhi [6, 5836.] samaprabha [Hiḍimbavadha 2, 28.] devagarbhopamaṃ sutam [Harivaṃśa 6715. 2024.] Vgl. devaśiśu . —
2) f. ā Nomen proprium eines Flusses in Kuśadvīpa [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 20, 16.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Devagarbha (देवगर्भ):—m. ein Götterkind.
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Devagarbhā (देवगर्भा):—f. Nomen proprium eines Flusses in Kuśadvīpa.
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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