Brahmavadha, Brahman-vadha: 5 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Brahmavadha (ब्रह्मवध).—the murder of a Brāhmaṇa.
Derivable forms: brahmavadhaḥ (ब्रह्मवधः).
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Brahmavadha (ब्रह्मवध).—Brahmanicide, killing a Brāhmaṇa; ब्रह्महत्यां वा एते घ्नन्ति (brahmahatyāṃ vā ete ghnanti) Trisuparṇa. हन् (han) a. murderer of a Brāhmaṇa; ब्रह्महा द्वादश समाः कुटीं कृत्वा वने वसेत् (brahmahā dvādaśa samāḥ kuṭīṃ kṛtvā vane vaset) Manusmṛti 11.72.
Derivable forms: brahmavadhaḥ (ब्रह्मवधः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmavadha (ब्रह्मवध).—[masculine] vadhyā [feminine] the murder of a Brahman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmavadha (ब्रह्मवध):—[=brahma-vadha] [from brahma > brahman] m. the murder of a Brāhman, [Catalogue(s)]
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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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