Vash, Vaś, Vas, Vaṣ, Vāś, Vās: 6 definitions

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Vash 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 terms Vaś and Vaṣ and Vāś can be transliterated into English as Vas or Vash, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

1) Vas (वस्).—pres. participle affix वसु (vasu) substituted for शतृ (śatṛ) applied to the root विद् (vid); e.g. विद्वस् (vidvas), cf. विदेः शतृर्वसुः (videḥ śatṛrvasuḥ) P.VII. l.36;

2) Vas.—perf. part. affix क्वसु (kvasu) substituted for the general affix लिट् (liṭ) mostly in Vedic Literature, but in specific cases in spoken language; e. g. see सेदिवस्, शुश्रुवस्, उपेयिवस् (sedivas, śuśruvas, upeyivas) cf. P III.2. 107-9. See क्वसु (kvasu).

3) Vaś (वश्).—Short term (प्रत्याहार (pratyāhāra)) for conso. nants from व (va) in हयवरट् (hayavaraṭ) to the mute श् (ś), in जवगडदश् (javagaḍadaś) i.e. all semi-vowels excepting य् (y), and the fifth, the fourth and the third class consonants; cf. नेड् वशि कृति (neḍ vaśi kṛti) cf.P.VII.2.8.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaś (वश्).—2 P. (vaṣṭi, uśita)

1) To wish, desire, long for; निःस्वो वष्टि शतं शती दशशतम् (niḥsvo vaṣṭi śataṃ śatī daśaśatam) Śānti 2.6; अमी हि वीर्यप्रभवं भवस्य जयाय सेनान्यमुशन्ति देवाः (amī hi vīryaprabhavaṃ bhavasya jayāya senānyamuśanti devāḥ) Ku.3.15; Ś.7.26; वष्टि भागुरिरल्लोपमवाप्योरुपसर्गयोः (vaṣṭi bhāgurirallopamavāpyorupasargayoḥ) Sk.

2) To favour.

3) To shine (kāntau).

4) To aver, maintain, declare for; यत् सात्वताः पुरुषरूपमुशन्ति सत्त्वम् (yat sātvatāḥ puruṣarūpamuśanti sattvam) Bhāg.12.8.46;1.5.1.

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Vaṣ (वष्).—1 P. (vaṣati) To injure, hurt, kill.

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Vas (वस्).—I. 1 P. (vasati, sometimes vasate, uvāsa, avātsīt, vatsyati, vastum, uṣita)

1) To dwell, inhabit, live, stay, abide, reside (usually with loc.; but sometimes acc.); धीरसमीरे यमुनातीरे वसति वने वनमाली (dhīrasamīre yamunātīre vasati vane vanamālī) Gīt.5.

2) To be, exist, be found in; वसन्ति हि प्रेम्णि गुणा न वस्तुनि (vasanti hi premṇi guṇā na vastuni) Ki.8.37; यत्राकृतिस्तत्र गुणा वसन्ति (yatrākṛtistatra guṇā vasanti); भूतिः श्रीर्ह्रीर्धृतिः कीर्तिर्दक्षे वसति नालसे (bhūtiḥ śrīrhrīrdhṛtiḥ kīrtirdakṣe vasati nālase) Subhāṣ.

3) To spend, pass (as time) (with acc.). -Caus.

1) To cause to dwell, to dwell, lodge, people.

2) To receive hospitably.

3) To dwell, inhabit. -Desid. (vivatsati) To wish to dwell. -II. 2 Ā. (vaste) To wear, put on; वसने परिधूसरे वसाना (vasane paridhūsare vasānā) Ś.7.21; Śi.9.75; R.12.8; Ku.3.54;7.9; Bk.4.1. -Caus. (vāsayati-te) To cause to put on. -III. 4 P. (vasyati)

1) To be straight.

2) To be firm.

3) To fix. -IV. 1 P. (vasayati) To dwell; L. D. B. -V. 1 U. (vāsayati-te)

1) To cut, divide, cut off.

2) To love.

3) To take, accept.

4) To hurt, kill.

5) To offer. -VI. 1 U. (vasayati-te) To scent, perfume.

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Vāś (वाश्).—I. 4 Ā. (vāśyate, vāśita)

1) To roar, cry, scream, shriek, howl; hum (as birds), sound in general; (śivāḥ) तां श्रिताः प्रतिभयं ववाशिरे (tāṃ śritāḥ pratibhayaṃ vavāśire) R.11.61; Śi.18.75,76; Bk.14.14,76.

2) To call.

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Vās (वास्).—I. 1 U. (vāsayati-te)

1) To scent, perfume, incense, fumigate, make fragrant; वासिताननविशेषितगन्धा (vāsitānanaviśeṣitagandhā) Ki.9.6; प्रकटितपटवासैर्वासयन् काननानि (prakaṭitapaṭavāsairvāsayan kānanāni) Gīt.1; U.3.16; R.4.74; Me.2; Ṛs.5.5.

2) To steep, infuse.

3) To spice, season. -II. 4 Ā. See वाश् (vāś).

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

Vaś (वश्).—r. 2nd cl. (vaṣṭi) 1. To desire, to will, to wish. 2. To shine.

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Vaṣ (वष्).—r. 1st cl. (vaṣati) To kill or hurt.

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Vas (वस्).—[(au)auvasa] r. 1st cl. (vasati) To dwell or inhabit. r. 2nd cl. (vaste) To cover with dress, to wear as clothes. r. 10th cl. (vasayati-te) 1. To perfume. 2. To dwell. (vāsayati-te) 1. To be affectionate, to love. 2. To cut or divide. 3. To kill. 4. To accept. (ira, u) iravasu r. 4th cl. (vasyati) To be straight, to be unbending; literally or figuratively. With adhi prefixed, To sit upon, to occupy. With upa, To fast. With ni, 1. To dwell in or inhabit. 2. To dress. With pra, To dwell abroad. With sam, To cohabit. Caus. (vāsayati-te) 1. To cause to live or dwell. 2. To put on, to dress. With nis, To drive away, to expel, to banish. With pra, To exile.

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Vāś (वाश्).—[(ṛ)vāśṛ] r. 4th cl. (vāśyate) 1. To sound. 2. To cry as a bird. 3. To call. 4. To howl, to growl, to roar.

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Vās (वास्).—r. 10th cl. (vāsayati-te) 1. To introduce another quality, but especially fragrant odors, to perfume, to incense, to fumigate, &c. 2. To steal, to infuse. 3. To season, to spice. (ṛ) vāsṛ r. 4th cl. (vāsyate) To sound, especially as a bird.

context information

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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