Payasvin: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Payasvin (पयस्विन्).—a. Milky, juicy.

-nī 1 A milch-cow; प्रदक्षिणीकृत्य पयस्विनीं ताम् (pradakṣiṇīkṛtya payasvinīṃ tām) R.2.21;54,65.

2) A river.

3) A she-goat.

4) Night.

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

Payasvin (पयस्विन्).—[payas + vin], I. adj., f. , Abounding in milk, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 137. Ii. f. , A cow with abundance of milk, Mahābhārata 13, 703.

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

Payasvin (पयस्विन्).—[adjective] succulent, milky; [feminine] ī a milchcow.

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

Payasvin (पयस्विन्):—[=payas-vin] [from payas > paya] mfn. abounding in sap or milk, [Brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

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Payasvin 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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