Dhritvan, Dhṛtvan: 6 definitions



Dhritvan means something in 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.

Dhritvan has 4 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Dhṛtvan can be transliterated into English as Dhrtvan or Dhritvan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Dhṛtvan (धृत्वन्):—(von dhar) [Uṇādisūtra 4, 113.] m. Beiname Viṣṇu’s [UJJVAL.] Nach [UṆĀDIVṚ. im SAṂKṢIPTAS.], wie [Śabdakalpadruma] angiebt, ausserdem: ein kluger Mann; ein Brahman; Tugend; Meer; Luft. dhṛtvarī f. die Erde ebend. — Vgl. kṣema .

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

Dhṛtvan (धृत्वन्):—m.

1) Beiname Viṣṇu's. —

2) ein kluger Mann.

3) ein Brahman.

4) Tugend.

5) Meer.

6) Luft. Vgl. kṣema.

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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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