Vrihirajika, Vrīhirājika, Vrihi-rajika: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vrīhirājika (व्रीहिराजिक).—panic seed (= kaṅgū q. v.).

Derivable forms: vrīhirājikam (व्रीहिराजिकम्).

Vrīhirājika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vrīhi and rājika (राजिक).

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

Vrīhirājika (व्रीहिराजिक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. Panic-seed, (Panicum italicum.) 2. Another species, (Panicum miliaceum.) E. vrīhi rice, rājika shining, excelling.

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

Vrīhirājika (व्रीहिराजिक):—[=vrīhi-rājika] [from vrīhi] n. Panicum Italicum or Miliaceum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vrīhirājika (व्रीहिराजिक):—[vrīhi-rājika] (kaḥ) 1. m. Panicum.

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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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