Bhratrishvashura, Bhrātṛśvaśura, Bhratri-shvashura: 3 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Bhrātṛśvaśura can be transliterated into English as Bhratrsvasura or Bhratrishvashura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bhrātṛśvaśura (भ्रातृश्वशुर).—elder brother of the husband.
Derivable forms: bhrātṛśvaśuraḥ (भ्रातृश्वशुरः).
Bhrātṛśvaśura is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhrātṛ and śvaśura (श्वशुर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) A husband’s elder brother. E. bhrātṛ a brother, and śvaśura a father-in-law, (as it were.)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhrātṛśvaśura (भ्रातृश्वशुर):—[=bhrātṛ-śvaśura] [from bhrātṛ] m. a husband’s eldest b°, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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