Brihakchandas, Bṛhakchandas, Brihac-chandas, Brihacchandas: 4 definitions



Brihakchandas 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.

The Sanskrit term Bṛhakchandas can be transliterated into English as Brhakchandas or Brihakchandas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Brihakchhandas.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Bṛhacchandas (बृहच्छन्दस्) is found in one passage of the Atharvaveda as an epithet of Śālā, “house”. It is apparently an error for bṛhad-chadis, “broad-roofed”, which in any case is the sense.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Brihakchandas in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bṛhacchandas (बृहच्छन्दस्):—[=bṛhac-chandas] [from bṛhac > bṛṃh] (hac.) mfn. high-roofed, having a lofty ceiling, [Atharva-veda]

[Sanskrit to German]

Brihakchandas in German

context information

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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