Himsrapashu, Hiṃsrapaśu, Himsra-pashu: 2 definitions

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Himsrapashu 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 Hiṃsrapaśu can be transliterated into English as Himsrapasu or Himsrapashu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hiṃsrapaśu (हिंस्रपशु).—a beast of prey.

Derivable forms: hiṃsrapaśuḥ (हिंस्रपशुः).

Hiṃsrapaśu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hiṃsra and paśu (पशु). See also (synonyms): hiṃsrajantu.

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

Hiṃsrapaśu (हिंस्रपशु).—m.

(-śuḥ) A beast of prey. E. hiṃsra, mischievous, paśu an animal.

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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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