Related Sanskrit Words:
Derived Words in Other Languages:
- 1 vṛddhi [ vRddhi ]
- 2 vṛddhi [ vRddhi ]
- 2.1 vṛddhi-kara [ vRddhikara ]
- 2.2 vṛddhi-jīvaka [ vRddhijIvaka ]
- 2.3 vṛddhi-jīvana [ vRddhijIvana ]
- 2.4 vṛddhi-jīvikā [ vRddhijIvikA ]
- 2.5 vṛddhi-da [ vRddhida ]
- 2.6 vṛddhi-datta [ vRddhidatta ]
- 2.7 vṛddhi-dātrī [ vRddhidAtrI ]
- 2.8 vṛddhi-pattra [ vRddhipattra ]
- 2.9 vṛddhi-mat [ vRddhimat ]
- 2.10 vṛddhi-r-ād-aic-sūtra-vicāra [ vRddhirAdaicsUtravicAra ]
- 2.11 vṛddhi-śrāddha [ vRddhizrAddha ]
vṛddhi [ vRddhi ]
1 f. cutting off, abscission W.
( in law ) forfeiture, deduction ib.
vṛddhi [ vRddhi ]
2 f. ( for 1. See p. 1010 ) growth, increase, augmentation, rise, advancement, extension, welfare, prosperity, success, fortune, happiness RV. etc.
elevation ( of ground ) VarBṛS.
prolongation ( of life ) Pañcat
swelling ( of the body ) Suśr.
enlargement of the scrotum ( either from swelled testicle or hydrocele ) ib.
swelling or rising ( of the sea or of the waters ), waxing ( of the moon ) MBh.
gain, profit R. Subh
profit from lending money etc., usury, interest Mn. Yājñ. MBh. ( the various kinds of interest recognised by Hindū lawyers are, 1. kāyikā vṛddhi, ' body-interest ', i.e. either the advantage arising from the body of an animal pledged as security for a loan, or interest paid repeatedly without reducing the body or principal
2. kālikā v°, ' time-interest ', i.e. payable weekly, monthly, annually, etc., but most usually computed by the month
3. cakrav°, ' wheel-interest ', i.e. interest upon interest , compound interest
4. kāritā v°, ' stipulated interest ', at a rate higher than the usual legal rate
5. śikhā-v°, ' interest growing like a lock of hair ', i.e. at a usurious rate payable daily
6. bhoga-lābha, ' advantage accruing to a creditor from the use ' of objects handed over to him as security, e.g. of lands, gardens, animals, etc. : ' lawful interest ' is called dharma-v° , ' usurious interest ' a-nyāya-v°, ' interest at the highest legal rate ' parama-v° ) IW. 264
the second modification or increase of vowels ( to which they are subject under certain conditions, e.g. ā is the Vṛddhi of the vowel a
ai of i, ī, and e
one of the 8 principal drugs ( described as mild, cooling etc.
and a remedy for phlegm. leprosy, and worms ) Suśr. Bhpr.
N. of the 11th of the astrological Yogas ( or the Yoga star of the 11th lunar mansion ) L.
= vṛddhi-śrāddha GṛS.
m. ( with bhaṭṭa ) N. of a poet Cat.
vṛddhi-kara [ vRddhikara ]
mf ( ī ) n. yielding or causing increase, promoting growth or prosperity, augmenting ( ifc. ) Mn. VarBṛS. Rājat
vṛddhi-jīvaka [ vRddhijIvaka ]
mfn. living by usury MBh.
vṛddhi-jīvana [ vRddhijIvana ]
mfn. id. ib.
n. = next L.
vṛddhi-jīvikā [ vRddhijIvikA ]
f. livelihood gained by usury L.
vṛddhi-da [ vRddhida ]
mf ( ā ) n. giving increase, causing advancement or prosperity VarBṛS.
m. a kind of shrub ( = -jīvaka ) L.
Batatas Edulis ib.
vṛddhi-datta [ vRddhidatta ]
m. N. of a merchant Campak
vṛddhi-dātrī [ vRddhidAtrI ]
f. a kind of plant L.
vṛddhi-pattra [ vRddhipattra ]
n. a kind of lancet Suśr. Vāgbh
vṛddhi-mat [ vRddhimat ]
mfn. having increase, growing, increasing Yājñ. Bhartṛ
become powerful or prosperous Bhaṭṭ.
( in gram. ) causing the vowel-modification called Vṛddhi ( q.v. ) APrāt.
vṛddhi-r-ād-aic-sūtra-vicāra [ vRddhirAdaicsUtravicAra ]
m. ( Pāṇ. 1-1, 1 ) N. of a gram. treatise
vṛddhi-śrāddha [ vRddhizrAddha ]
n. a Śrāddha or offering to progenitors on any prosperous occasion ( as on the birth of a son etc. ) RTL. 305