Bharatashreshtha, Bharataśreṣṭha, Bharata-shreshtha: 4 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Bharataśreṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Bharatasrestha or Bharatashreshtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bharataśreṣṭha (भरतश्रेष्ठ).—the best or most distinguished of the descendants of Bharata.
Derivable forms: bharataśreṣṭhaḥ (भरतश्रेष्ठः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bharataśreṣṭha (भरतश्रेष्ठ) or Kuruśreṣṭha or Bhṛguśreṣṭha.—m. an excellent descendant of Kuru, Bharata, Bhṛgu,
Bharataśreṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bharata and śreṣṭha (श्रेष्ठ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bharataśreṣṭha (भरतश्रेष्ठ).—[adjective] tiger or best of the Bharatas.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bharataśreṣṭha (भरतश्रेष्ठ):—[=bharata-śreṣṭha] [from bharata > bhara] m. the best of the Bh°, [ib.]
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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