Purushadveshin, Puruṣadveṣin: 3 definitions


Purushadveshin 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 Puruṣadveṣin can be transliterated into English as Purusadvesin or Purushadveshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Puruṣadveṣin (पुरुषद्वेषिन्).—mfn. (-ṣī-ṣiṇī-ṣi) Man-hating, misanthropic. f. (-ṇī) An illtempered, or fractious woman. E. puruṣa a man, and dveṣin who hates.

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

Puruṣadveṣin (पुरुषद्वेषिन्):—[=puruṣa-dveṣin] [from puruṣa] mfn. man-hating, misanthropic, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Puruṣadveśin (पुरुषद्वेशिन्):—[puruṣa-dveśin] (śī-śinī-śi) a. Manhating. f. An ill tempered woman.

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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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