Vagdushta, Vāgduṣṭa, Vac-dushta: 9 definitions


Vagdushta 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 Vāgduṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Vagdusta or Vagdushta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vagdushta in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vāgduṣṭa (वाग्दुष्ट).—One of the seven sons of hermit Kauśika. (Matsya Purāṇa, 20: 3). The famous Pitṛvartti was the youngest brother of Vāgduṣṭa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vāgduṣṭa (वाग्दुष्ट).—One of the seven sons of Kauśika.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 20. 3.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vagdushta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vāgduṣṭa (वाग्दुष्ट).—a S That speaks ill morally or grammatically; scurrilous, obscene &c.; or of corrupt and barbarous speech.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vagdushta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vāgduṣṭa (वाग्दुष्ट).—a. (vāgduṣṭa) 1 abusive, scurrilous, using abusive words; Manusmṛti 8.345.

2) using ungrammatical language. (-ṣṭaḥ) 1 a defamer.

2) a Brāhmaṇa not invested with the sacred thread at the proper time of his life.

Vāgduṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāc and duṣṭa (दुष्ट).

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

Vāgduṣṭa (वाग्दुष्ट).—mfn.

(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Abusive, ill-spoken, speaking ill, either morally or grammatically. m.

(-ṣṭaḥ) A Brahman who has past the proper time of life, without receiving the initiatory Mantra, the investiture of the thread, &c. E. vāk speech, duṣṭa bad, faulty.

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

Vāgduṣṭa (वाग्दुष्ट).—[adjective] speaking ill or abusively; [masculine] defamer.

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

1) Vāgduṣṭa (वाग्दुष्ट):—[=vāg-duṣṭa] [from vāg > vāc] mfn. speaking badly or ill

2) [v.s. ...] m. a rude or insulting speaker, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] = vrātya, an out-caste or a Brāhman who has passed the proper time of life without investiture with the sacred thread etc., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Brāhman, [Harivaṃśa]

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

Vāgduṣṭa (वाग्दुष्ट):—[(ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) a.] Abusive, speaking ill. m. A brāhman who has not been invested.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vagdushta in German

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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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