Bhrishadanda, Bhṛśadaṇḍa, Bhrisha-danda: 5 definitions


Bhrishadanda 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 Bhṛśadaṇḍa can be transliterated into English as Bhrsadanda or Bhrishadanda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Bhrishadanda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhṛśadaṇḍa (भृशदण्ड).—a. inflicting severe punishment; स्वराष्ट्रे न्यायवृत्तः स्याद्भृशदण्डश्च शत्रुषु (svarāṣṭre nyāyavṛttaḥ syādbhṛśadaṇḍaśca śatruṣu) Ms.7.32.

Bhṛśadaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhṛśa and daṇḍa (दण्ड).

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

Bhṛśadaṇḍa (भृशदण्ड).—[adjective] inflicting severe punishment on ([locative]).

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

Bhṛśadaṇḍa (भृशदण्ड):—[=bhṛśa-daṇḍa] [from bhṛśa > bhṛś] mfn. inflicting severe punishment on ([locative case]), [Manu-smṛti vii, 32.]

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

Bhṛśadaṇḍa (भृशदण्ड):—[bhṛśa-daṇḍa] (ṇḍaḥ-ṇḍā-ṇḍaṃ) a. Severe.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhrishadanda 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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