Vrajabahu, Vraja-bahu, Vrājabāhu: 2 definitions



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

Vrājabāhu (व्राजबाहु):—[=vrāja-bāhu] [from vrāja > vraja] m. [dual number] outstretched arms ([literally] ‘arms that form an enclosure’), [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Vrājabāhu (व्राजबाहु):—m. du. nach dem Comm. ausgestreckte Arme, also etwa Arme, die ein Gehege (vrāja = vraja) bilden, denen man nicht entrinnt: mṛtyorha vā etau vrājabāhū [Śāṅkhāyana’s Brāhmaṇa 2, 9.]

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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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