Devabrahmana, Dēvabrāhmaṇa, Devabrāhmaṇa, Deva-brahmana: 7 definitions


Devabrahmana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devabrahmana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēvabrāhmaṇa (देवब्राह्मण).—m (S) Presenting oblations to the idol and making entertainment for the Brahmans on arrival at or return from a place of pilgrimage &c.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devabrahmana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devabrāhmaṇa (देवब्राह्मण).—

1) a Brāhmaṇa who lives on the proceeds of a temple.

2) a venerable Brāhmaṇa.

Derivable forms: devabrāhmaṇaḥ (देवब्राह्मणः).

Devabrāhmaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and brāhmaṇa (ब्राह्मण).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devabrāhmaṇa (देवब्राह्मण).—m.

(-ṇaḥ) A venerable Brahman, one esteemed by deities. E. deva, and brāhmaṇa a Brahman or devapūjakaḥ brāhyaṇaḥ . devale .

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

Devabrāhmaṇa (देवब्राह्मण):—[=deva-brāhmaṇa] [from deva] m. a Brāhman esteemed by the gods, [Pāṇini 2-1, 69; Siddhānta-kaumudī]

[Sanskrit to German]

Devabrahmana 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devabrahmana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dēvabrāhmaṇa (ದೇವಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣ):—[noun] a feast arranged for brāhmaṇas with religious fervor usu. before marriage, pilgrimage, etc.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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