Rishyaketu, aka: Ṛśyaketu, Rishya-ketu, Ṛṣyaketu; 2 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit terms Ṛśyaketu and Ṛṣyaketu can be transliterated into English as Rsyaketu or Rishyaketu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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1) Name of Aniruddha, son of Pradyumna.
2) Name of the god of love.
Derivable forms: ṛśyaketuḥ (ऋश्यकेतुः).
Ṛśyaketu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛśya and ketu (केतु). See also (synonyms): ṛśyaketana.
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Ṛṣyaketu (ऋष्यकेतु).—Name of Aniruddha.
Derivable forms: ṛṣyaketuḥ (ऋष्यकेतुः).
Ṛṣyaketu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṛṣya and ketu (केतु). See also (synonyms): ṛṣyāṅka, ṛṣyaketana.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-tuḥ) A name of Anirudd'Ha the son of Kandarpa. E. ṛṣya and ketu a sign; having a deer for his symbol: some read this riśvaketu, and others ṛśyaketu, ṛṣyaketana, riṣyaketu, &c.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.
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