Anuha, Aṇuha, Anūha: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Aṇuha (अणुह).—A King in ancient India. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 1, Verse 232).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Aṇuha (अणुह).—The son of Vibhrāja; wife Kīrtī, daughter of Śuka; father of Brahmadatta.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 43-5.

1b) Satyaka? The eldest of Nīpa's sons; married Kṛtvī, the daughter of Śuka; father of Brahmadatta.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 24-25.

1c) Married Kīrtimati, daughter of Śuka. Father of Brahmadatta.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 94; 10. 82; Vāyu-purāṇa 73. 31.

1d) Son of Vibhrāja; married Kṛtvī, daughter of Śuka. Husband of Ṛcī.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 56-7; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 179.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anūha (अनूह).—a. Thoughtless, careless. बलिं हरन्तोऽन्नमदन्त्यनूहाः (baliṃ haranto'nnamadantyanūhāḥ) Bhāg.3.5.48.

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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. 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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