Vishamashayin, Viṣamaśāyin: 2 definitions
Vishamashayin 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 Viṣamaśāyin can be transliterated into English as Visamasayin or Vishamashayin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viṣamaśāyin (विषमशायिन्).—mfn. (-yī-yinī-yi) Sleeping irregularly. E. viṣama and śāyin who sleeps.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viṣamaśāyin (विषमशायिन्):—[=vi-ṣama-śāyin] [from vi-ṣama] mfn. sleeping irregularly, [Horace H. Wilson]
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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