Cakravriddhi, aka: Cakravṛddhi, Cakra-vriddhi; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Cakravṛddhi can be transliterated into English as Cakravrddhi or Cakravriddhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakravriddhi.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

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Cakravṛddhi (चक्रवृद्धि).—One of the six kinds of interest, according to Bṛhaspati;—Cakravṛddhi is interest on interest. (See the Manubhāṣya verse 8.153)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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cakravṛddhi (चक्रवृद्धि).—f S Compound interest.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cakravṛddhi (चक्रवृद्धि).—f Compound interest.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Cakravṛddhi (चक्रवृद्धि).—f. 1. interest upon interest, compound interest; Ms.8.153,156.

2) wages for transporting goods in a carriage.

Derivable forms: cakravṛddhiḥ (चक्रवृद्धिः).

Cakravṛddhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and vṛddhi (वृद्धि).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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