Prishthavamsha, aka: Pṛṣṭhavaṃśa, Prishtha-vamsha; 4 Definition(s)
Prishthavamsha 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.
The Sanskrit term Pṛṣṭhavaṃśa can be transliterated into English as Prsthavamsa or Prishthavamsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Languages of India and abroad
pṛṣṭhavaṃśa (पृष्ठवंश).—m S (Bamboo of the back.) The spinal column or back-bone.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
pṛṣṭhavaṃśa (पृष्ठवंश).—m The spinal column or back-bone.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Pṛṣṭhavaṃśa (पृष्ठवंश).—the back-bone.
Derivable forms: pṛṣṭhavaṃśaḥ (पृष्ठवंशः).
Pṛṣṭhavaṃśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛṣṭha and vaṃśa (वंश).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-śaḥ) The back-bone. E. pṛṣṭha the back, and vaṃśa a bamboo.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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.
Starts with: Prishthavamshadhara.
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