Manushreshtha, aka: Manuśreṣṭha, Manu-shreshtha; 1 Definition(s)

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Manushreshtha 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 Manuśreṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Manusrestha or Manushreshtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Manuśreṣṭha (मनुश्रेष्ठ).—an epithet of Viṣṇu.

Derivable forms: manuśreṣṭhaḥ (मनुश्रेष्ठः).

Manuśreṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms manu and śreṣṭha (श्रेष्ठ).

(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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