Ativriddha, Ativṛddha: 4 definitions



Ativriddha 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 Ativṛddha can be transliterated into English as Ativrddha or Ativriddha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ativṛddha (अतिवृद्ध).—a. Very old; very much grown.

-ddhaḥ Name of a Mantra in Tantras; चतुःशतं समारभ्य यावद्वर्णसहस्रकम् । अतिवृद्धः स मन्त्रस्तु सर्वशास्त्रेषु वर्जितः (catuḥśataṃ samārabhya yāvadvarṇasahasrakam | ativṛddhaḥ sa mantrastu sarvaśāstreṣu varjitaḥ) ||

-ddhā A very old cow (unable to chew grass &c.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ativṛddha (अतिवृद्ध).—[adjective] very old, tall, or strong; prominent by ([instrumental]).

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

1) Ativṛddha (अतिवृद्ध):—[=ati-vṛddha] [from ati-vṛdh] mfn. very large

2) [v.s. ...] very old.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ativriddha in German

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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 (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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