Bahvric, Bahvṛc, Bahu-ric: 7 definitions


Bahvric 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 Bahvṛc can be transliterated into English as Bahvrc or Bahvric, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Bahvrich.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bahvṛc (बह्वृच्).—a. having many verses. (-f.) a term applied to the Ṛgveda.

Bahvṛc is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bahu and ṛc (ऋच्). See also (synonyms): bahyṛc.

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

Bahvṛc (बह्वृच्).—f. (-hvṛk) The Rig-Veda. E. bahu many, ṛc a hymn or prayer.

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

Bahvṛc (बह्वृच्).—[adjective] having many verses, [Epithet] of the Rigveda.

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

1) Bahvṛc (बह्वृच्):—[=bahv-ṛc] [from bahv > bah] mfn. ‘many-versed’, containing many verses, [Siddhānta-kaumudī]

2) [v.s. ...] f. a Name of the Ṛgveda or of a Śākhā of the [Ṛg-veda; Colebrooke]

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

Bahvṛc (बह्वृच्):—(k) 5. f. The Rig Veda.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bahvric 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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