Adhahshiras, Adhaḥśiras, Adhas-shiras: 5 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Adhaḥśiras can be transliterated into English as Adhahsiras or Adhahshiras, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhaḥśiras (अधःशिरस्).—a.

Adhaḥśiras is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhas and śiras (शिरस्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Adhaḥśiras (अधःशिरस्):—[=adhaḥ-śiras] [from adhas] mfn. holding the head downward

2) [v.s. ...] head foremost

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a hell, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Adhaḥśiras (अधःशिरस्):—(adhas + śiras) adj.

1) mit nach unten gerichtetem Kopfe [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 69, 10.] —

2) n. Name einer Hölle [Viṣṇupurāṇa 207] ([WILSON]None im Text und im Index Adhośiras; vgl. adhomukha .)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Adhaḥśiras (अधःशिरस्):——

1) Adj. mit nach unten gerichtetem Kopfe.

2) m. eine best. Hölle [Wilson's Uebersetzung des Viṣṇupurāṇa ,6,4.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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