Brihant, Bṛhant: 4 definitions
Brihant 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 Bṛhant can be transliterated into English as Brhant or Brihant, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Bṛhant (बृहन्त्).—and vṛhant vṛhant (originally ptcple. pres. of bṛh), I. adj., f. hatī. 1. Large, great, [Pañcatantra] 175, 9. 2. Much. Ii. f. atī. 1. A wrapper, a mantle. 2. A reservoir, a place containing water. 3. A large lute. 4. The name of two plants.
— Cf. probably [Gothic.] abirgahei; [Anglo-Saxon.] beorh. beorg.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bṛhant (बृहन्त्).—[feminine] bṛhatī high, tall, great, much, abundant, important, mighty, grown-up, old, clear, loud; [neuter] height, as [adverb] highly, widely, thickly, firmly, aloud, much, greatly. [masculine] a man’s name; [feminine] ī [Name] of a metre.
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Brihanta, Brihantsphic.
Ends with: Satobrihant.
Full-text (+132): Vrihant, Dvimidha, Brihadela, Brihatpalasha, Brihadravas, Brihatpalin, Brihallohita, Brihadbhattarika, Brihatkasha, Brihaddurga, Brihadgola, Brihadamla, Brihanta, Brihadvaruni, Brihatpatali, Brihakchantistava, Brihatparevata, Brihadrenu, Brihacchalka, Brihaddhemadri.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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