Samvac, Saṃvāc: 3 definitions



Samvac 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Samvach.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Saṃvāc (संवाच्).—[feminine] colloquy.

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

1) Saṃvac (संवच्):—[=saṃ-√vac] [Parasmaipada] -vakti (in the nonconj. tenses also A.), to proclaim, announce, publish, communicate, [Pañcarātra];

—to speak or tell or say to ([accusative] with or without prati), [Mahābhārata; Pañcatantra; Kathāsaritsāgara];

— ([Ātmanepada]), to converse, talk with, [Ṛg-veda]

2) Saṃvāc (संवाच्):—[=saṃ-vāc] [from saṃ-vac] f. speaking together, colloquy, [Ṛg-veda]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Saṃvāc (संवाच्):—(sam + vāc) f. gemeinsame Rede, colloquium [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 9, 2] [?(Taittirīyasaṃhitā v. l.).] So ist wohl auch [Ṛgveda 1, 167, 3] zu lesen.

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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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