Devasva, Dēvasva, Devashva, Devāśva, Deva-ashva, Deva-sva: 11 definitions
Devasva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Devasva has 9 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Devāśva can be transliterated into English as Devasva or Devashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Devasva (देवस्व):—(deva + sva) n. Eigenthum der Götter [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 11, 20. 26.]
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Devāśva (देवाश्व):—(deva + aśva) m. Götterpferd: devāśvā vai vājinaḥ [Śāṅkhāyana’s Brāhmaṇa 5, 2.] Indra's Pferd Uccaiḥśravas [Halāyudha im Śabdakalpadruma]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Devasva (देवस्व):—n. Eigenthum der Götter.
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Devāśva (देवाश्व):—m. —
1) Götterross. —
2) *Indra’s Ross Uccaiḥśravas.
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