Vrishci, Vṛścī: 1 definition


Vrishci 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 Vṛścī can be transliterated into English as Vrsci or Vrishci, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vrishchi.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vṛścī (वृश्ची).—(for Sanskrit vṛścīka; compare AMg. vicchu beside vicchuka), scorpion, of the zodiacal sign: tulā kanyā tathā vṛścīś ca Mmk 152.7 (verse, hypermetric even with this shortened form! anuṣṭubh).

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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. 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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