Vittada, Vitta-da, Vittadā: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vittadā (वित्तदा).—An attendant of Subrahmaṇya. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 46, Stanza 28).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Vittadā (वित्तदा) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.27). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vittadā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vittada (वित्तद).—a donor, benefactor.

Derivable forms: vittadaḥ (वित्तदः).

Vittada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vitta and da (द).

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

Vittada (वित्तद).—m.

(-daḥ) A benefactor, one who gives away property. E. vitta wealth, da who gives.

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

1) Vittada (वित्तद):—[=vitta-da] [from vitta > vid] m. ‘wealth-giver’, benefactor, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) Vittadā (वित्तदा):—[=vitta-dā] [from vitta-da > vitta > vid] f. Name of one of the Mātṛs attendant on Skanda, [Mahābhārata]

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

Vittada (वित्तद):—[vitta-da] (daḥ) 1. m. A benefactor.

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Vittada 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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