Bruva: 6 definitions


Bruva 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bruva (ब्रुव).—a. Professing or pretending to be, calling oneself by a name to which he has no real title (at the end of comp.), as in ब्राह्मणब्रुव, क्षत्रियब्रुव (brāhmaṇabruva, kṣatriyabruva) &c.

See also (synonyms): bruvāṇa.

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

Bruva (ब्रुव).—[adjective] calling one’s self —, only in name a (—°).

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

1) Bruva (ब्रुव):—a See [column]2.

2) [from brū] b mf(ā)n. calling one’s self by a name without any real title to it

3) [v.s. ...] being merely nominally (ifc.; cf. kṣatriya-, dvija-, brāhmaṇa-bruva).

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bruva (ब्रुव) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Buya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bruva 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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