Vrindaraka, Vṛndāraka, Vrimdaraka: 12 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Vṛndāraka can be transliterated into English as Vrndaraka or Vrindaraka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—One of the hundred sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata. Droṇa Parva, Chapter 127, Stanza 33, that he was killed by Bhīmasena in the battle of Bhārata.
2) Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—A warrior who fought on the side of the Kauravas against the Pāṇḍavas. Abhimanyu killed this warrior. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 47, Stanza 12).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vṛndāraka (वृंदारक).—a S Best, excellent, superlatively good or fine. 2 Respectable, eminent, chief: also a chief, leader, or head. 3 A god or an immortal. Ex. puṣpasambhāra udaṇḍa || vṛṃ0 varṣiti ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vṛndāraka (वृंदारक).—a Best. Respectable. A god or an immortal.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—a. (-kā or -rikā f.)
1) Much, great, many.
2) Eminent, best, excellent.
3) Pleasing; attractive, handsome, lovely; युवा वृन्दारकः शूरो विकर्णः पुरुषर्षभ (yuvā vṛndārakaḥ śūro vikarṇaḥ puruṣarṣabha) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 11.19.5; योषिद् वृन्दारिका तस्य (yoṣid vṛndārikā tasya) Bhaṭṭikāvya 5.18.
4) Respectable, venerable; एवं वृन्दारक आढ्यः सन्नधीतवेदः (evaṃ vṛndāraka āḍhyaḥ sannadhītavedaḥ) Bṛ. Up.4.2. 1; वृन्दारकं कुरुमध्येष्वमूढम् (vṛndārakaṃ kurumadhyeṣvamūḍham) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.3.27.
-kaḥ 1 A god, deity; श्रितो वृन्दारण्यं नतनिखिलवृन्दारकवृतः (śrito vṛndāraṇyaṃ natanikhilavṛndārakavṛtaḥ) Bv.4.5; वृन्दार- कारिविजये सुरलोकलब्धमन्दारमाल्यमधुवासितवासभूमिः (vṛndāra- kārivijaye suralokalabdhamandāramālyamadhuvāsitavāsabhūmiḥ) Rāmāyaṇachampū Bhāgavata 6.1.3.
2) The chief of anything (at the end of comp.); see (2) above.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. Handsome, agreeable, pleasing. 2. Best, excellent, chief. 3. Much, great. 4. Reputable, respectable, eminent. m.
(-kaḥ) 1. A deity, an immortal. 2. A chief, the head or leader of a crowd or herd, &c., (at the end of a compound.) E. vṛnda a heap, and ārakan aff., implying pre-eminence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—[vṛndāra + ka], I. adj. 1. Much, great. 2. Excellent, chief, venerable, [Bhaṭṭikāvya, (ed. Calc.)] 2, 45. 3. Handsome. Ii. m. 1. The head of a crowd or herd. 2. A deity.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक).—[feminine] rikā being at the head of, the best or finest among ([locative] or —°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक):—[from vṛnda] mf(akā or ikā)n. being at the head of a host, chief, eminent, best or most beautiful of ([locative case] or [compound]), [Nirukta, by Yāska; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. a god, [Mahābhārata; Purāṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] a chief, the leader of a crowd or herd, [Horace H. Wilson]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Dhṛta-rāṣṭra, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ)] 1. m. A deity; a chief. a. Handsome, best, respectable, agreeable.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Vṛndāraka (वृन्दारक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vaṃdāraya.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] great in quantity, amount, degree, etc.; much.
2) [adjective] excellent; eminent; best.
3) [adjective] pleasing; handsome; lovely.
4) [adjective] honourable; respectable.
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1) [noun] a god; a deity.
2) [noun] a tree (in gen.).
3) [noun] a cloud.
4) [noun] an elephant.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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