Adhishvara, aka: Adhīśvara; 3 Definition(s)

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Adhishvara 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.

The Sanskrit term Adhīśvara can be transliterated into English as Adhisvara or Adhishvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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adhīśvara (अधीश्वर).—m A lord, ruler, sovereign.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Adhīśvara (अधीश्वर).—[adhikaḥ īśvaraḥ]

1) A supreme lord or an employer.

2) An Arhat (among Jainas).

Derivable forms: adhīśvaraḥ (अधीश्वरः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhīśvara (अधीश्वर).—m.

(-raḥ) An emperor, a king paramount over all the neighbouring princes. E. adhi superior, and īśvara a lord.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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