Vishuvacchaya, Viṣuvacchāyā: 3 definitions
Vishuvacchaya 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.
The Sanskrit term Viṣuvacchāyā can be transliterated into English as Visuvacchaya or Vishuvacchaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Vishuvachchhaya.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
viṣuvacchāyā (विषुवच्छाया).—f S viṣuvatī f S The shadow of the gnomon at noon when the sun is in the equinoctial points. See palabhā.
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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yā) The shadow of the gnomon at noon when the sun is in the equinoctial points. E. viṣuva and chāyā shade.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viṣuvacchāyā (विषुवच्छाया):—[=viṣuva-cchāyā] [from viṣuva > viṣu] f. the shadow of the gnomon or index of a dial at noon when the sun is on the equinoctial points, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
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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Partial matches: Vishuva.
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