Brahmavat: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmavat (ब्रह्मवत्).—a. Possessed of spiritual knowledge.

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

1) Brahmavat (ब्रह्मवत्):—[=brahma-vat] [from brahma > brahman] 1. brahma-vat ind. according to the sacred text or the Veda, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] like the Veda, [Āpastamba]

3) [v.s. ...] 2. brahma-vat mfn. possessing Brahmă or sacred knowledge, [Taittirīya-upaniṣad; Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Brahmavat (ब्रह्मवत्):—(von 1. brahman) adv. der heiligen Schrift gemäss [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 13, 10.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Brahmavat (ब्रह्मवत्):—Adv. —

1) der heiligen Schrift gemäss.

2) wie der Veda [Āpastamba’s Dharmasūtra]

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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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