Bahurashi, Bahurāśi, Bahu-rashi: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Bahurāśi can be transliterated into English as Bahurasi or Bahurashi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bahurāśi (बहुराशि).—a. (in arith.) consisting of many terms.

-śiḥ m. a series of many terms.

Bahurāśi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bahu and rāśi (राशि). See also (synonyms): bahīrāśi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Bahurāśi (बहुराशि).—f., lit. having many signs of the zodiac = night: īdṛśa bhīṣaṇikā bahurāśī Lalitavistara 308.6 (verse), such a terrible night it was. So Tibetan very plainly: mtshan mo, night.

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

1) Bahurāśi (बहुराशि):—[=bahu-rāśi] [from bahu > bah] mfn. (in [arithmetic]) composed of numerous terms

2) [v.s. ...] m. (with pakṣa) a series of many terms, [Colebrooke]

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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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