Bhaikshavritti, Bhaikṣavṛtti, Bhaiksha-vritti: 5 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Bhaikṣavṛtti can be transliterated into English as Bhaiksavrtti or Bhaikshavritti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhaikṣavṛtti (भैक्षवृत्ति).—f. mendicancy.

Derivable forms: bhaikṣavṛttiḥ (भैक्षवृत्तिः).

Bhaikṣavṛtti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhaikṣa and vṛtti (वृत्ति). See also (synonyms): bhaikṣajīvikā.

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

Bhaikṣavṛtti (भैक्षवृत्ति).—[adjective] subsisting on alms, [feminine] as [abstract]

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

1) Bhaikṣavṛtti (भैक्षवृत्ति):—[=bhaikṣa-vṛtti] [from bhaikṣa] f. = -jīvikā, [Aṣṭāvakra-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. living by charity, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bhaikṣavṛtti (भैक्षवृत्ति):—1. (bhaikṣa + vṛ) f. das Leben von Almosen, Bettelstand [AṢṬĀV. 18, 11] (bhaikṣya) .

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Bhaikṣavṛtti (भैक्षवृत्ति):—2. (wie eben) adj. von Almosen lebend [Kathāsaritsāgara 24, 206] (bhaikṣya) .

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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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