Vamshi, Vaṃśī, Vamsi°: 12 definitions
Vamshi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 Vaṃśī can be transliterated into English as Vamsi or Vamshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Vanshi.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Vaṃśī (वंशी):—The dust particle visible in the rays of sun
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition
Vaṃśī (वंशी) refers to:—One of Śrī Kṛṣṇa’s flutes that is about thirteen inches long and has nine holes on its body. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Vaṃśī (वंशी):—Sanskrit word for a unit of measurement of weight, according to the Cintāmaṇi. The suspended material visible in a beam of sun-rays coming into a dark-room through a hole or window is called vaṃśī (unit of weight). It is also known by the names trasareṇu and rajas.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vaṃśī (वंशी).—a (vaṃśa S) Of the race or family of. 2 Relating to bamboo.
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vaṃśī (वंशी).—f S A pipe or flute.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vaṃśī (वंशी).—a Of the race of; relating to bamboo f A pipe.
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
1) A flute, pipe; न वंशीमज्ञासीद् भुवि करसरोजाद्विगलिताम् (na vaṃśīmajñāsīd bhuvi karasarojādvigalitām) H. D.18; कंसरिपोर्व्यपोहतु स वोऽश्रेयांसि वंशीरवः (kaṃsariporvyapohatu sa vo'śreyāṃsi vaṃśīravaḥ) Gīt.9.
2) A vein or artery.
4) A particular weight.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaṃśī (वंशी).—f. (-śī) 1. A flute, a pipe. 2. An artery. 3. Bamboo-manna. 4. A particular weight.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaṃśī (वंशी):—[from vaṃśa] a f. See sub voce
2) [from vaṃśa] b f. a flute, pipe, [Pañcarātra]
3) [v.s. ...] an artery, vein, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] a [particular] measure (cf. vaṃśika), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] a [particular] weight (= 4 Karṣas), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] bamboo manna, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) Vāṃśī (वांशी):—[from vāṃśa] f. bamboo-manna, [Caraka; Bhāvaprakāśa]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Vāṃśī (वांशी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vaṃsī.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Vaṃśī (वंशी) [Also spelled vanshi]:—(nf) a pipe, flute; fife; fishing hook; an adjectival suffix conveying the sense—belonging to the lineage/dynasty/clan of; also [vaṃśīya; ~dhara] an epithet of Lord Krishna.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Vaṃsī (वंसी) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vāṃśī.
2) Vaṃsī (वंसी) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vaṃśī.
3) Vaṃsī (वंसी) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vaṃśa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Vāṃśi (ವಾಂಶಿ):—[noun] = ವಾಂಶ - [vamsha -] 1 & 2.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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