Vaicitryavirya, Vaicitryavīrya, Vaicitrya-virya: 2 definitions

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Vaicitryavirya 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 Vaichitryavirya.

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

Vaicitryavīrya (वैचित्र्यवीर्य).—Name of Dhṛtarāṣṭra; भो भो वैचित्रवीर्य त्वं कुरूणां कीर्तिवर्धन (bho bho vaicitravīrya tvaṃ kurūṇāṃ kīrtivardhana) Bhāgavata 1.49.17.

Derivable forms: vaicitryavīryaḥ (वैचित्र्यवीर्यः).

Vaicitryavīrya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaicitrya and vīrya (वीर्य). See also (synonyms): vaicitravīrya.

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

Vaicitryavīrya (वैचित्र्यवीर्य):—[=vaicitrya-vīrya] [from vaicitrya > vaicitra] [wrong reading] for vaicitra-vī, [Mahābhārata]

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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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