Vitashanka, Vītaśaṅka: 4 definitions


Vitashanka 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 Vītaśaṅka can be transliterated into English as Vitasanka or Vitashanka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Vitashanka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vītaśaṅka (वीतशङ्क).—mfn.

(-ṅkaḥ-ṅkā-ṅkaṃ) Fearless. E. vīta, and śaṅka fear.

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

Vitaśaṅkā (वितशङ्का).—i. e.

Vitaśaṅkā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vita and śaṅkā (शङ्का).

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

Vītaśaṅka (वीतशङ्क):—[=vīta-śaṅka] [from vīta > vī] mfn. fearless, intrepid (am ind.), [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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

Vītaśaṅka (वीतशङ्क):—[vīta-śaṅka] (ṅkaḥ-ṅkā-ṅkaṃ) a. Fearless.

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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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