Vakshu, Vakṣu: 3 definitions


Vakshu 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.

The Sanskrit term Vakṣu can be transliterated into English as Vaksu or Vakshu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vakṣu (वक्षु).—name of a nāga king: Mahā-Māyūrī 247.8. Occurs as name of a river in Sanskrit, and in Mahā-Māyūrī 252.34; identified with the [Page467-a+ 71] Oxus. The name of the river is used as the name of a nāga-king, compare Mahāvyutpatti 3304—7, and s.v. Pakṣu.

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

Vakṣu (वक्षु):—([probably]) m. the Oxus, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā] (cf. vaṅkṣu).

[Sanskrit to German]

Vakshu 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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