Brahmadvish, Brahmadviṣ, Brahman-dvish: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Brahmadviṣ can be transliterated into English as Brahmadvis or Brahmadvish, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmadviṣ (ब्रह्मद्विष्).—a.

1) hating Brāhmaṇas; Manusmṛti 3.154 (Kull.).

2) hostile to religious acts or devotion, impious, godless.

Brahmadviṣ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and dviṣ (द्विष्). See also (synonyms): brahmadveṣin.

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

Brahmadviṣ (ब्रह्मद्विष्).—[adjective] hating devotion or the Brahmans.

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

1) Brahmadviṣ (ब्रह्मद्विष्):—[=brahma-dviṣ] [from brahma > brahman] mfn. hostile to sacred knowledge or religion, impious (said of men and demons), [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] hating Brāhmans, [Manu-smṛti iii, 154; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

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

Brahmadviṣ (ब्रह्मद्विष्):—[brahma-dviṣ] (ṭ) 5. m. Enemy of brāhmaṃs.

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Brahmadvish 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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