Vriddhijivika, Vṛddhijīvikā, Vriddhi-jivika: 5 definitions



Vriddhijivika 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 Vṛddhijīvikā can be transliterated into English as Vrddhijivika or Vriddhijivika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Vriddhijivika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛddhijīvikā (वृद्धिजीविका).—the profession of usury;

Vṛddhijīvikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛddhi and jīvikā (जीविका). See also (synonyms): vṛddhijīvana.

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

Vṛddhijīvikā (वृद्धिजीविका).—f.

(-kā) The profession of usury. E. vṛddhi, jīvikā livelihood.

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

Vṛddhijīvikā (वृद्धिजीविका):—[=vṛddhi-jīvikā] [from vṛddhi > vṛdh] f. livelihood gained by usury, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Vṛddhijīvikā (वृद्धिजीविका):—f. Wucher [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 4.]

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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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