Vagdushta, Vāgduṣṭa, Vac-dushta: 9 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Vāgduṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Vagdusta or Vagdushta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: 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.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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
(-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.
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