Viravakya, Vīravākya, Vira-vakya: 2 definitions

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Viravakya 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.

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

Vīravākya (वीरवाक्य):—[=vīra-vākya] [from vīra > vīr] n. a heroic word, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Vīravākya (वीरवाक्य):—n. das Wort eines Helden, ein heldenmüthiges Wort [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 63, 12.] Davon adj. maya aus solchen Worten bestehend: vacas [Kathāsaritsāgara 109, 110.]

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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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