Vrishanka, Vṛṣāṅka, Vrisha-anka, Vrishamka: 9 definitions
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Vrishanka has 8 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Vṛṣāṅka can be transliterated into English as Vrsanka or Vrishanka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Vṛṣāṅka (वृषाङ्क):—(vṛṣa + aṅka)
1) adj. einen Stier zum Zeichen habend; m. Beiname Śiva’s [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 41.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 195.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 100.] [Medinīkoṣa k. 159.] [Hārāvalī 8.] [Halāyudha 1, 12.] [Mahābhārata 7, 2894. 2901. 8, 1436.] [Raghuvaṃśa 3, 23.] [Kumārasaṃbhava 3, 14.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 8, 8, 1.] —
2) adj. tugendhaft, gut (vṛṣa = dharma); = sādhu [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] —
3) m. Eunuch [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] (hier mahallayoḥ st. mahattvayoḥ zu lesen). —
4) m. Semecarpus Anacardium Lin. [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa]
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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Starts with: Vrishankaja.
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