वृत्रहन्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *wr̥traǰʰā́. Cognate with Avestan 𐬬𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬚𐬭𐬀𐬘𐬀𐬥 (vərəθrajan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /ʋr̩t̪.ɽɐ.ɦɐ́n̪/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈʋr̩t̪.ɽɐ.ɦɐn̪/
  • Adjective[edit]

    वृत्रहन् (vṛtrahán)

    1. killing enemies or Vritra, victorious (mostly applied to Indra, but also to Agni and even to Sarasvati)