Vishvedeva, Viśvedeva: 10 definitions


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Vishvedeva has 9 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Viśvedeva can be transliterated into English as Visvedeva or Vishvedeva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Viśvedeva (विश्वेदेव):—

1) m. pl. die Viśve Devāḥ: viśvedevānām [DEVALA] bei [Kullūka] zu [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 3, 208.] viśvedevais [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 7, 3. 10, 17.] viśvedevebhyas [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 29, 17.] viśvedevabhedo buddhinirāśaḥ (?) [Oxforder Handschriften 79,a,2.] —

2) adj. comp. saṃjñāyām [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 4, 155, Scholiast] als Beiw. Mahāpuruṣa’s [Harivaṃśa 14115. 14119] nach der Lesart der neueren Ausg. (viśvadeva die ältere). —

3) m. Nomen proprium eines Asura: viśvedevena viśveśaḥ sahāyudhyata [Harivaṃśa 13190] (nach der Lesart der neueren Ausg.).

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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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