Varshabhvi, Varṣābhvī, Varsha-bhvi: 2 definitions



Varshabhvi 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 Varṣābhvī can be transliterated into English as Varsabhvi or Varshabhvi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varṣābhvī (वर्षाभ्वी).—f.

1) a female frog or a little frog.

2) hogweed.

3) an earth-worm.

Varṣābhvī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms varṣā and bhvī (भ्वी). See also (synonyms): varṣābhū.

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

1) Varṣābhvī (वर्षाभ्वी):—[=varṣā-bhvī] [from varṣā-bhū > varṣā > varṣa] f. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [=varṣā-bhvī] [from varṣā-bhū > varṣā > varṣa] f. an earth-worm, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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