Visrams, Visraṃs: 3 definitions

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Introduction:

Visrams 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Visraṃs (विस्रंस्).—1 Ā.

1) To slip down, become loosened.

2) To fall down, drop, slip. -Caus.

1) To cause to fall down, let fall; विस्रंसयन्ती नवकर्णिकारम् (visraṃsayantī navakarṇikāram) Ku.3.62.

2) To loosen, relax, slacken.

3) To betray.

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

Visraṃs (विस्रंस्).—fall asunder, break down, drop; [Causative] cause to drop, loosen.

— [Causative] āsrasta, utsrasta, vi/srasta.

Visraṃs is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and sraṃs (स्रंस्).

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

Visraṃs (विस्रंस्):—[=vi-√sraṃs] [Ātmanepada] -sraṃsate ([Epic] also [Parasmaipada]; [Vedic or Veda] [infinitive mood] -srasaḥ cf. vi-sras),

—to fall asunder, break down, collapse, be broken (as limbs), fall off, become loose or unfastened (as hair), [Ṛg-veda; Brāhmaṇa; Upaniṣad; Harivaṃśa; Pañcarātra] :

—[Causal] -sraṃsayati, to cause to fall asunder etc., let fall, loosen, untie, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.;

—to betray, publish, [Mahābhārata]

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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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