Vishvak, Viṣvak: 5 definitions


Vishvak 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 Viṣvak can be transliterated into English as Visvak or Vishvak, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viṣvak (विष्वक्).—Ind. Every way, all around: see viṣvac .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Viṣvak (विष्वक्):—[from viṣu] a in [compound] for vañc.

2) [from viṣvañc > viṣu] b ind. on both (or all) sides, sideways, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

3) [v.s. ...] in two, [Atharva-veda iii, 6, 6]

4) [v.s. ...] in all directions, all around, everywhere, [Ṛg-veda]; etc.

5) c viṣvañc etc. See p.998.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viṣvak (विष्वक्):—adv. Every way, all round.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Viṣvak (विष्वक्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vīsuṃ.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vishvak 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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