वैश्य

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Sanskrit[edit]

Adjective[edit]

वैश्य (vaiśya)

  1. belonging to a Vaishya

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

वैश्य (vaiśyam

  1. literally from root √viś "a man who settles on the soil", a peasant, or "working man", agriculturist; a Vaishya - man of the third class or caste (whose business was trade as well as agriculture)
  2. (in the plural) name of a people

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

वैश्य (vaiśyan

  1. vassalage, dependance

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 1026