भृष्टि

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root हर्षति (harṣati)

Noun[edit]

भृष्टि (bhṛṣṭíf

  1. spike, point, top, corner, edge (RV., AV., GṛS.)
    सहस्रभृष्टि (sahásra-bhṛṣṭi) — thousand-pointed
    क्षुरभृष्टि (kṣurá-bhṛṣṭi) — furnished with sharp angles
  2. deserted cottage or garden (L.)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root भृज्जति (bhṛjjati, to fry, roast).

Noun[edit]

भृष्टि (bhṛṣṭíf

  1. the act of frying or boiling or roasting (L.)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 766