Vashapayin, Vaśāpāyin, Vasha-payin, Vasāpāyin: 5 definitions
Vashapayin 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 Vaśāpāyin can be transliterated into English as Vasapayin or Vashapayin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vaśāpāyin (वशापायिन्).—m. a dog; L. D. B.
Vaśāpāyin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaśā and pāyin (पायिन्).
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Vasāpāyin (वसापायिन्).—m. a dog.
Vasāpāyin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vasā and pāyin (पायिन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vaśāpāyin (वशापायिन्).—m. (-yī) A dog. E. vaśā subjection, pā to preserve, ini aff., yuk augment.
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Vasāpāyin (वसापायिन्).—m. (-yī) A dog. E. vasā and pāyin who drinks.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaśāpāyin (वशापायिन्):—[=vaśā-pāyin] [from vaśa > vaś] [wrong reading] for vasā-p (q.v.)
2) Vasāpāyin (वसापायिन्):—[=vasā-pāyin] [from vasā > vas] m. ‘drinker of melted fat’, a dog, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vaśāpāyin (वशापायिन्):—[vaśā-pāyin] (yī) 5. m. A dog.
2) Vasāpāyin (वसापायिन्):—[vasā-pāyin] (yī) 5. m. A dog.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Vaśāpāyin (वशापायिन्):—s. vasāpāyin .
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1) adj. Fett trinkend. —
2) m. Hund [Śabdamālā im Śabdakalpadruma] vaśā gedr.
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