Somabhu, Somabhū, Soma-bhu: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Somabhū (सोमभू).—epithets of Budha or Mercury.

Derivable forms: somabhūḥ (सोमभूः).

Somabhū is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms soma and bhū (भू). See also (synonyms): somaputra, somasuta.

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

Somabhū (सोमभू).—m.

(-bhūḥ) 1. One of the persons called Vasudevas, by the Jainas. 2. The son of So4Ma, Budha, the regent of Mercury, and supposed founder of the lunar dynasty. E. soma the moon, and bhū born.

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

Somabhū (सोमभू).—[soma-bhū], m. The son of Soma, Budha, the regent of Mercury.

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

1) Somabhū (सोमभू):—[=soma-bhū] [from soma] mfn. ‘Somaborn’, belonging to the family of the moon, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] m. ‘son of S°’, Name of Budha (regent of the planet Mercury), [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] a son of Soma-candra, [Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]

4) [v.s. ...] (with Jainas) Name of the 4th of the Black Vāsudevas, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Somabhū (सोमभू):—[soma-bhū] (bhūḥ) 3. m. One of the Vasudevas of the Jainas; Buddha.

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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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