Vaishadya, Vaiśadya: 5 definitions

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Vaishadya 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 Vaiśadya can be transliterated into English as Vaisadya or Vaishadya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaiśadya (वैशद्य).—n S Clearness, plainness, perspicuousness (of speech &c.) 2 Spaciousness or openness (of a place or vessel).

context information

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-English dictionary

[«previous (V) next»] — Vaishadya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaiśadya (वैशद्य).—

1) Clearness, purity (fig. also).

2) Perspicuity as in शिष्यबुद्धिवैशद्यार्थम् (śiṣyabuddhivaiśadyārtham).

3) Whiteness.

4) Calmness, composure (of mind).

Derivable forms: vaiśadyam (वैशद्यम्).

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

Vaiśadya (वैशद्य).—n.

(-dyaṃ) 1. Whiteness. 2. Cleanness, purity, (literally or figuratively.) 3. Composure. E. viśada white, &c., ṣyañ aff.

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

Vaiśadya (वैशद्य).—[neuter] clearness, purity.

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

1) Vaiśadya (वैशद्य):—n. ([from] vi-śada) clearness, purity, brightness, freshness (with manasi, ‘cheerfulness of mind’), [Suśruta; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

2) distinctness, intelligibleness, [Sāyaṇa]

3) whiteness, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

4) Vaiṣadya (वैषद्य):—[wrong reading] for vaiśadya.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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