Atharvi, Atharvī: 3 definitions
Atharvi 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Atharvī (अथर्वी).—a. Ved. [न थुर्व्-अच्, पृषो° उलोपः गौरा° -ङिष् (na thurv-ac, pṛṣo° ulopaḥ gaurā° -ṅiṣ) Tv.] Not injuring or hurting, not destructive; pierced by a lance (?).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Atharvī (अथर्वी):—[from atharvan] f. ([‘female priest’ [Grassmann; Brāhmaṇa]]) pierced by the point (of an arrow or of a lance), [Ṛg-veda i, 112, 10]
2) [v.s. ...] cf. athari.
3) [v.s. ...] ([according to] to some) fiery (cf. viśpalā below), [Ṛg-veda i, 112, 10].
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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Starts with: Atharvika.
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