Ahimakara, Ahima-kara: 4 definitions


Ahimakara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ahimakara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ahimakara (अहिमकर).—the sun मरुतांपतिः स्विदहिमांशुरुत (marutāṃpatiḥ svidahimāṃśuruta) Kirātārjunīya 12.15; ददतमन्तरिताहिमदीधितिम् (dadatamantaritāhimadīdhitim) Śiśupālavadha 6.41; पर्यन्तादहिममयूखमण्डलस्य (paryantādahimamayūkhamaṇḍalasya) Kirātārjunīya 7.9; उदयमहिम (udayamahima) (raśmi) रोचिर्याति शीतांशुरस्तम् (rociryāti śītāṃśurastam) | Śiśupālavadha 11.64.

Derivable forms: ahimakaraḥ (अहिमकरः).

Ahimakara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ahima and kara (कर). See also (synonyms): ahimāṃśu, ahimatejas, ahimadīdhiti, ahimadyuti, ahimamayūkha, ahimaruci, ahimaraśmi, ahimarocis.

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

Ahimakara (अहिमकर):—[=a-hima-kara] [from a-hima] m. ‘having hot rays’, the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ahimakara (अहिमकर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ahimayara.

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ahimakara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ahimakara (ಅಹಿಮಕರ):—

1) [noun] the heat ray.

2) [noun] the sun, whose rays are hot.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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