वसु

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Sanskrit[edit]

Adjective[edit]

वसु (vásu)

  1. excellent, good, beneficent
  2. sweet
  3. dry

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Noun[edit]

वसु (vásum

  1. name of the gods (as the "good or bright ones", especially of the Adityas, Maruts, Ashvins, Indra, Ushas, Rudra, Vayu, Vishnu, Shiva, and Kubera)
  2. Vasu
  3. a symbolical name of the number "eight"
  4. ray of light
  5. particular ray of light
  6. =जिन (jina) (only by Lexicographers: the sun; the moon; fire; a rope, thong; a tree; name of two kinds of plant = बक (baka) and पीतमद्गु (pīta-madgu); a lake, pond; a kind of fish; the the of the yoke of a plough; the distance from the elbow to the closed fist)
  7. name of a rishi (with the patronymics भरद्वाज (bharad-vāja), author of RV. ix, 80-82, reckoned among the seven sages)
  8. name of a son of Manu
  9. name of a son of Uttanapada
  10. name of a prince of the Chedis also called Uparichara
  11. name of a son of Ilina ib.
  12. name of a son of Kusha and the country called after him
  13. name of a son of Vasudeva
  14. name of a son of Krishna
  15. name of a son of Vatsara
  16. name of a son of Hiranyaretas varsha ruled by him
  17. name of a son of Bhutajyotis
  18. name of a son of Naraka
  19. name of a king of Kashmir

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

वसु (vásuf

  1. light, radiance
  2. a particular drug
  3. name of a daughter of Daksha and mother of the Vasus (as a class of gods)

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Noun[edit]

वसु (vásun

  1. wealth, goods, riches, property
  2. gold
  3. jewel, gem, pearl
  4. any valuable or precious object
  5. (also f) a particular drug
  6. a kind of salt (= रोमक (romaka))
  7. water
  8. a horse (?)
  9. = श्याम (śyāma)

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Noun[edit]

वसु (vásum, n

  1. dwelling or dweller

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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 0930