Bhumicchidra, Bhūmicchidra: 4 definitions


Bhumicchidra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Bhumichchhidra.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Bhūmicchidra.—(IE 8-5), sometimes explained as ‘unculti- vable land’. See bhūmicchidra-nyāya. Note: bhūmicchidra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhumicchidra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhūmicchidra (भूमिच्छिद्र):—[=bhūmi-cchidra] [from bhūmi > bhū] land unfit for cultivation, [Inscriptions]

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhumicchidra in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhūmicchidra (ಭೂಮಿಚ್ಛಿದ್ರ):—[noun] the land that is not fit for raising crops; an extent of non-agricultural land.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhumicchidra in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Bhūmicchidra (भूमिच्छिद्र):—n. hist. tax-free grant of land to Brahmins;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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