Bhavishnu, Bhaviṣṇu: 7 definitions


Bhavishnu 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 Bhaviṣṇu can be transliterated into English as Bhavisnu or Bhavishnu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhaviṣṇu (भविष्णु).—[bhū-iṣṇuc]

1) To be about to become or take place.

2) Future.

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

Bhaviṣṇu (भविष्णु).—mfn. (-ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇu) 1. Actually being or disposed to be. 2. Being well. existing happily, virtuo usly, &c. E. bhū to be, iṣṇuc participial aff.

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

Bhaviṣṇu (भविष्णु).—[adjective] being, becoming (only —°); thriving, prospering.

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

1) Bhaviṣṇu (भविष्णु):—[from bhava] mfn. what is or ought to become or be, imminent, future, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] faring well, thriving, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]

3) [v.s. ...] (ifc. after an [adverb] in am) becoming (cf. andham-, āḍhyam-, dūram-bh etc., and, [Pāṇini 3-2, 57]).

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

Bhaviṣṇu (भविष्णु):—[(ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇu) a.] Actually being or disposed to be, being well.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhavishnu 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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