Vishrava, Viśrava, Viśrāva, Visrāva: 9 definitions

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Vishrava 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.

Vishrava has 8 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Viśrava and Viśrāva can be transliterated into English as Visrava or Vishrava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Viśrāva (विश्राव):—(von śru mit vi) m. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 3, 25.]

1) Getose: toya [Bhaṭṭikavya 7, 36.] —

2) Berühmtheit [Amarakoṣa 3, 3, 28.]

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Visrava (विस्रव):—(von sru mit vi) m. Strom: taṃ bālaṃ pupuṣuḥ stanyavisravaiḥ [Mahābhārata 13, 4098.] śoṇitavisravaiḥ [Rāmāyaṇa 7, 21, 38.] [Harivaṃśa 13757.] capalairlāvaṇairambuvisravaiḥ [2980.] am Ende eines adj. comp.: mahārudhira [Mahābhārata 10, 219.] gairikatoyavisravaṃ gireryathā vajrahataṃ mahāśiraḥ [8, 4803.]

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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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