Vidvan, Vidvān: 6 definitions
Vidvan means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Vidvān (विद्वान्).—A Vaikuṇṭha god.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 57.
1b) Bṛhangiras and a son of Varūtri.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 1. 79; Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 78.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vidvān (विद्वान्).—a (S) Learned, erudite, versed in science or sacred knowledge. In comp. it becomes vidvat, and of this word the laws of euphony change the t into d, j, n, l &c.; as vidvatsabhā, vidvajjana, &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vidvān (विद्वान्).—a Learned.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vidvan (विद्वन्):—[from vid] 1. vidvan mfn. = vidvas, [Atharva-veda ix, 9, 7.]
2) [v.s. ...] 2. vidvan in [compound] for vidvat.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Vidvān (विद्वान्):—(a and nm) learned (man), a scholar.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] = ವಿದ್ವಾಂಸ [vidvamsa].
2) [noun] a title prefixed to the names of men.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Vidvamandana, Vidvanagni, Vidvanga, Vidvanmanohara, Vidvanmanorama, Vidvanmanoranjini, Vidvanmanya, Vidvanmodataramgini, Vidvanmodatarangini, Vidvanmodatatarangini, Vidvanmodini, Vidvannu.
Ends with: Asthanavidvan.
Full-text (+25): Vidvanmanoranjini, Vidvas, Vidvanmodataramgini, Vidvamandana, Vidvanmanorama, Vidvanmanohara, Vidvannu, Vidvanmodini, Visheshavidvas, Dittha, Krishti, Acitti, Pratibhanavat, Shishyanushishya, Diviratha, Shrutipramanyatas, Kriyavat, Pradeya, Yauktika, Avidvasu.
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Isopanisad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
Ishavasya Upanishad with Shankara Bhashya (Sitarama) (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 5.1.11 < [Sukta 1]
Rig Veda 5.46.1 < [Sukta 46]
Rig Veda 7.21.4 < [Sukta 21]
Vasistha Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)