Visnumitra, Vishnu-mitra, Viṣṇumitra: 6 definitions
Visnumitra 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 Viṣṇumitra can be transliterated into English as Visnumitra or Vishnumitra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Viṣṇumitra (विष्णुमित्र).—A Vedic scholar who wrote a gloss on the Ṛk-Prātiśākhya which is known as पार्षदव्याख्या (pārṣadavyākhyā).
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Visnumitra: A common name ( used like the Latin Caius);
Source: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Viṣṇumitra (विष्णुमित्र).—a common name (like amuka); तस्मादपि विष्णुमित्र इत्यनवस्थितिः (tasmādapi viṣṇumitra ityanavasthitiḥ) Bhāg.5.14.24.
Derivable forms: viṣṇumitraḥ (विष्णुमित्रः).
Viṣṇumitra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣṇu and mitra (मित्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viṣṇumitra (विष्णुमित्र).—[masculine] a man’s name.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Viṣṇumitra (विष्णुमित्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—the original author of the Ṛkprātiśākhyabhāṣya. Oxf. 405^b.
Viṣṇumitra has the following synonyms: Kumāra.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Viṣṇumitra (विष्णुमित्र):—[=viṣṇu-mitra] [from viṣṇu] m. a common name (used like the [Latin] Caius), [Kaṇāda’s Vaiśeṣika-sūtra; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a priest, [Catalogue(s)]
3) [v.s. ...] (with kumāra) Name of a Scholiast, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya, [Introduction]]
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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