Ashvabudhya, Aśvabudhya, Ashva-budhya: 2 definitions

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Ashvabudhya 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.

The Sanskrit term Aśvabudhya can be transliterated into English as Asvabudhya or Ashvabudhya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśvabudhya (अश्वबुध्य).—a. Ved. based on horses, having its origin in horses (wealth); distinguished by horses Rv.1.121. 14.

Aśvabudhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and budhya (बुध्य).

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

1) Aśvabudhya (अश्वबुध्य):—[=aśva-budhya] [from aśva] mfn. (aśva.) based on horses, consisting of horses (as wealth), [Ṛg-veda i, 92, 7 and 8; 121, 14.]

2) [v.s. ...] horses (as wealth), [Ṛg-veda i, 92, 7 and 8; 121, 14.]

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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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