Vamshavardhana, Vaṃśavardhana, Vamsha-vardhana: 7 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Vaṃśavardhana can be transliterated into English as Vamsavardhana or Vamshavardhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Vaṃśavardhana (वंशवर्धन).—a son.

Derivable forms: vaṃśavardhanaḥ (वंशवर्धनः).

Vaṃśavardhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaṃśa and vardhana (वर्धन).

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

Vaṃśavardhana (वंशवर्धन) or Vaṃśavarddhana.—n.

(-naṃ) Increasing or exalting a family. E. vaṃśa, vardhana augmenting.

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

Vaṃśavardhana (वंशवर्धन).—m. one by whom his race prospers, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 87, 20.

Vaṃśavardhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaṃśa and vardhana (वर्धन).

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

Vaṃśavardhana (वंशवर्धन).—[adjective] increasing or propagating a race (also vardhin); [masculine] son.

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

1) Vaṃśavardhana (वंशवर्धन):—[=vaṃśa-vardhana] [from vaṃśa] mf(ī)n. increasing or prospering a family, [Vikramorvaśī]

2) [v.s. ...] n. the act of causing prosperity to a family, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a son, [Daśakumāra-carita]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vamshavardhana 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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