Adhitaveda, Adhītaveda: 2 definitions


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

Adhītaveda (अधीतवेद).—m.

(-daḥ) A Brahman, who has read the Vedas; a student who has finished his course of study. E. adhīta, and veda the Veda.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhītaveda (अधीतवेद):—[=adhīta-veda] [from adhīta > adhī] m. one who has studied the Vedas or whose studies are finished, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv.]

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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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