Vrishan, Vṛṣan: 8 definitions


Vrishan 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 Vṛṣan can be transliterated into English as Vrsan or Vrishan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Vṛṣan (वृषन्).—(वृषा (vṛṣā)), a term used in ancient grammar works for a word of the masculine gender as contrasted with येषा (yeṣā).

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛṣan (वृषन्).—m. [vṛṣ-kanin]

1) A bull.

2) The sign Taurus of the zodiac.

3) The chief of a class; प्राचेतसो मुनिवृषा प्रथमः कवीनाम् (prācetaso munivṛṣā prathamaḥ kavīnām) Mv.1.7.

4) A stallion, horse.

5) Pain, sorrow.

6) Insensibility to pain.

7) Name of Indra; वृषेव सीतां तदवग्रहक्षताम् (vṛṣeva sītāṃ tadavagrahakṣatām) Kumārasambhava 5.61,8; R.1.52;17.77; न ववर्ष वृषा तदा (na vavarṣa vṛṣā tadā) Śiva B.8.53.

8) Name of Karṇa.

9) Of Agni.

1) Of Soma.

11) A male, any male animal.

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

Vṛṣan (वृषन्).—m.

(-ṣā) 1. Indra, as god of the firmament. 2. Karna, the hero. 3. Pain, sorrow. 4. Insensibility from extreme pain. 5. A bull. 6. A horse. 7. The sign Taurus of the zodiac. E. vṛṣ to sprinkle, Unadi aff. kanin .

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

Vṛṣan (वृषन्).—[vṛṣ + an], m. I. adj. Raining, Chr. 290, 1 = [Rigveda.] i. 64, 1. Ii. m. 1. The dropping beverage, called Soma, Chr. 291, 7 = [Rigveda.] i. 85, 7. 2. A bull. 3. A horse. 4. A name of Indra, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 10, 53. 5. Karṇa.

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

Vṛṣan (वृषन्).—[adjective] manly, potent, strong. [masculine] man, stallion, bull, boar, [Epithet] of [several] gods, [especially] of Indra; [feminine] vṛṣṇī mare.

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

1) Vṛṣaṇ (वृषण्):—[from vṛṣ] in [compound] for vṛṣan.

2) Vṛṣan (वृषन्):—[from vṛṣ] mfn. ([accusative] vf/zARam [nominative case] [plural] ṣāṇas; [probably] originally ‘raining, sprinkling, impregnating’) manly, vigorous, powerful, strong, mighty, great (applied to animate and inanimate objects), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa] (superl. -tama)

3) [v.s. ...] m. a man, male, any male animal, a bull, stallion etc. (also Name of various gods, as implying strength, [especially] of Indra and the Maruts), [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) chief, lord (e.g. kṣiti-, kṣmā-v, lord of the earth, prince), [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

5) [v.s. ...] a kind of metre, [Ṛgveda-prātiśākhya]

6) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Ṛg-veda]

7) [v.s. ...] of Karṇa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [from vṛṣ] n. Name of a Sāman, [Lāṭyāyana]

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

Vṛṣan (वृषन्):—(ṣā) 5. m. Indra, Karna; great pain; bull; horse.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vrishan in German

context information

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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