Vrihat, Vṛhat: 5 definitions


Vrihat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Vṛhat can be transliterated into English as Vrhat or Vrihat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛhat (वृहत्).—See बृह्, बृहत् (bṛh, bṛhat) and बृहतिका (bṛhatikā).

See also (synonyms): vṛh, vṛhatikā.

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

Vṛhat (वृहत्).—mfn. (-han-hatī-hat) 1. Great, large. 2. Great, much. f. (-hatī) 1. A small kind of egg-plant, (Solanum melongena.) 2. A kind of prickly nightshade, (Solanum hirsutum.) 3. A large lute. 4. A form of metre, the stanza of which consists of thirty-six syllables. 5. A mantle, a wrapper. 6. A reservoir, a place containing water. 7. Speech. E. vṛh to grow or increase, Unadi aff. ati, with the effect of the participial aff. śatṛ .

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

Vṛhat (वृहत्):—See bṛhat under √2. bṛh.

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

Vṛhat (वृहत्):—[(n-tī-t) a.] Large, great. f. Egg plant; large lute; mantle; reservoir; speech; a metre.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vṛhat (वृहत्):—(a) large, big; great; ~[d] an allomorph of [vṛhat] appearing as the first member in compound words.

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