Vidhvamsaka, Vidhvaṃsaka: 4 definitions


Vidhvamsaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vidhvamsaka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vidhvaṃsaka (विध्वंसक).—a S That breaks or bursts forcibly and destructively.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vidhvamsaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vidhvaṃsaka (विध्वंसक):—[=vi-dhvaṃsaka] [from vi-dhvaṃsa > vi-dhvas] m. a debaucher, violator (of a woman), [ib.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vidhvamsaka in German

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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 (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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vidhvamsaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vidhvaṃsaka (ವಿಧ್ವಂಸಕ):—[adjective] destroying, causing to destroy or having a tendency to destroy; destructive.

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Vidhvaṃsaka (ವಿಧ್ವಂಸಕ):—[noun] a man who or that which distroys or has the tendence to destroy; a destroyer.

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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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