Bhindu: 3 definitions


Bhindu 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhindu (भिन्दु).—a. Destroying.

-nduḥ 1 A breaker, destroyer; पुरां भिन्दुर्युवा कविरमितौजा अजायत (purāṃ bhinduryuvā kaviramitaujā ajāyata) Ṛv.1.11.4.

2) A drop; cf. बिन्दु (bindu).

-nduḥ f. A woman bringing forth a dead child.

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

Bhindu (भिन्दु).—[masculine] splitter, breaker, destroyer; drop (cf. bindu).

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

1) Bhindu (भिन्दु):—[from bhid] a m. a breaker, destroyer, [Ṛg-veda i, 11, 4]

2) [v.s. ...] a bubble on liquids, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra] (cf. bindu)

3) [v.s. ...] f. a woman who brings forth a still-born child, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. nindu).

4) b bhinna etc. See [column]1.

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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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