Vrihishreshtha, Vrīhiśreṣṭha, Vrihi-shreshtha: 3 definitions



Vrihishreshtha 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 Vrīhiśreṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Vrihisrestha or Vrihishreshtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vrīhiśreṣṭha (व्रीहिश्रेष्ठ).—a kind of rice (śālidhānya).

Derivable forms: vrīhiśreṣṭhaḥ (व्रीहिश्रेष्ठः).

Vrīhiśreṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vrīhi and śreṣṭha (श्रेष्ठ).

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

Vrīhiśreṣṭha (व्रीहिश्रेष्ठ):—[=vrīhi-śreṣṭha] [from vrīhi] m. ‘best of grains’, rice or a kind of rice, [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

Vrīhiśreṣṭha (व्रीहिश्रेष्ठ):—m. Reis (die vorzüglichste Kornart) [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]

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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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