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(mwd) = Cologne Digital Sanskrit Lexicon
(cap) = Capeller's Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(otl) = Cologne Online Tamil Lexicon
(cpd) = Concise Pahlavi Dictionary

1 (mwd) vRddhi f. growth , increase Var. Ka1lid. Ra1jat. ; rising , rise (%{arghasya} , `" of price "') Var. ; prosperity , increasing welfare , rising in rank or reputation ib. Ra1jat.
2 (mwd) vRddhi 1 f. cutting off , abscission W. ; (in law) forfeiture , deduction ib.
3 (mwd) vRddhi 2 f. (for 1. see p. 1010) growth , increase , augmentation , rise , advancement , extension , welfare , prosperity , success , fortune , happiness RV. &c. &c. ; elevation (of ground) VarBr2S. ; prolongation (of life) Pan5cat. ; swelling (of the body) Sus3r. ; 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 &c. , usury , interest Mn. Ya1jn5. MBh. (the various kinds of interest recognized by Hindu1 lawyers are , 1. %{kAyikA@vRddhi} , `" 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. %{kAlikA@v-} , `" timeinterest "' i.e. payable weekly , monthly , annually , &c. , but most usually computed by the month ; 3. %{cakrav-} , `" wheel-interest "' i.e. interest upon interest , compound interest ; 4. %{kAritA@v-} , `" stipulated interest "' , at a rate higher than the usual legal rate ; 5. %{zikhA-v-} , `" interest growing like a lock of hair "' i.e. at a usurious rate payable daily [1011,2] ; 6. %{bhoga-lAbha} , `" advantage [accruing to a creditor] from the use "' of objects handed over to him as security e.g. of lands , gardens , animals , &c.: `" lawful interest "' is called %{dharma-v-} , `" usurious interest "' %{a-nyAya-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. %{A} is the Vr2iddhi of the vowel %{a} ; %{ai} of %{i} , %{I} , and %{e} ; %{au} of %{u} , %{U} , and %{o} ; cf. 2. %{vRddha} and %{kRta-vRddhi}) VPra1t. Pa1n2. Ra1jat. Sarvad. ; one of the 8 principal drugs (described as mild , cooling &c. ; and a remedy for phlegm. leprosy , and worms) Sus3r. Bhpr. ; N. of the 11th of the astrological Yogas (or the Yoga star of the 11th lunar mansion) L. ; = %{vRddhi-zrAddha} Gr2S. ; m. (with %{bhaTTa}) N. of a poet Cat.
4 (cap) vRddhi f. growth, increase; swelling, rising, ascending; thriving, prosperity, happiness; delight, enthusiasm, inspiration; gain, profit, interest (on money lent); the highest gradation of a vowel (cf. {guNa3}).