Vasantaghoshin, Vasantaghoṣin, Vasanta-ghoshin: 3 definitions


Vasantaghoshin 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 Vasantaghoṣin can be transliterated into English as Vasantaghosin or Vasantaghoshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vasantaghoṣin (वसन्तघोषिन्).—m. a cuckoo.

Vasantaghoṣin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vasanta and ghoṣin (घोषिन्).

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

Vasantaghoṣin (वसन्तघोषिन्).—m. (-ṣī) The Indian cuckoo or Kokila. E. vasanta spring, ghoṣin who sings.

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

Vasantaghoṣin (वसन्तघोषिन्):—[=vasanta-ghoṣin] [from vasanta > vas] m. ‘singing in spring’, the Koil or Indian cuckoo, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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