Adhisha, Adhīśa: 7 definitions


Adhisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Adhīśa can be transliterated into English as Adhisa or Adhisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhīśa (अधीश) [or अधीश्र्वर, adhīśrvara].—m (S) A lord, master, ruler, sovereign.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

adhīśa (अधीश).—m A lord, ruler, sovereign.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhīśa (अधीश).—[adhikaḥ īśaḥ] Lord, supreme lord or master, sovereign ruler, अङ्ग°, मृग°, मनुज° (aṅga°, mṛga°, manuja°) &c.

Derivable forms: adhīśaḥ (अधीशः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhīśa (अधीश).—m.

(-śaḥ) A master, a lord. E. adhi, and īśa master.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhīśa (अधीश).—m. A lord, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 38. A chief, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 300.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhīśa (अधीश).—[masculine] master, lord, king; [abstract] [feminine]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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