Vaikunthacaturdashi, Vaikuṇṭhacaturdaśī, Vaikuntha-caturdashi: 3 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Vaikuṇṭhacaturdaśī can be transliterated into English as Vaikunthacaturdasi or Vaikunthacaturdashi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Vaikunthachaturdashi.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vaikuṇṭhacaturdaśī (वैकुंठचतुर्दशी).—f (S) The fourteenth of the light half of Kartik; a day sacred to Vishn̤u.
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
Vaikuṇṭhacaturdaśī (वैकुण्ठचतुर्दशी).—the fourteenth day of the bright half of Kārtika.
Vaikuṇṭhacaturdaśī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaikuṇṭha and caturdaśī (चतुर्दशी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaikuṇṭhacaturdaśī (वैकुण्ठचतुर्दशी):—[=vaikuṇṭha-caturdaśī] [from vaikuṇṭha] f. the 14th day of the light half of the month Kārttika (sacred to Viṣṇu), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
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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