Brahmadaitya, Brahman-daitya: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmadaitya (ब्रह्मदैत्य).—a Brāhmaṇa changed into a demon; cf. ब्रह्मग्रह (brahmagraha).

Derivable forms: brahmadaityaḥ (ब्रह्मदैत्यः).

Brahmadaitya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and daitya (दैत्य).

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

Brahmadaitya (ब्रह्मदैत्य):—[=brahma-daitya] [from brahma > brahman] m. a Brāhman changed into a Daitya, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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