Bhuvadvasu, Bhuvad-vasu: 2 definitions

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

Bhuvadvasu (भुवद्वसु):—[=bhuvad-vasu] [from bhuvad > bhū] mfn. giving wealth, [Nirukta, by Yāska iv, 15 [Scholiast or Commentator]] ([probably] a mistake of [Ṛg-veda viii, 19, 37], where read bhuvad [for abhuvat] vasuḥ).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bhuvadvasu (भुवद्वसु):—adj. nach [DURGA] zu [Yāska’s Nirukta 4, 15] so v. a. bhāvayitā vasūnām . [Ṛgveda 8. 19, 37.] Der Padapāṭha trennt jedoch bhuvat vasu; vgl. [MÜLLER][?’s Ausg. S. 23.]

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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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