Ashirvisha, Āśirviṣa, Ashis-visha: 5 definitions


Ashirvisha 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.

The Sanskrit term Āśirviṣa can be transliterated into English as Asirvisa or Ashirvisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Āśirviṣa (आशिर्विष).—(āśīrviṣaḥ) 'having poison in its fangs', a snake.

Derivable forms: āśirviṣaḥ (आशिर्विषः).

Āśirviṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āśis and viṣa (विष).

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

Āśīrviṣa (आशीर्विष):—[=āśīr-viṣa] [from āśis] m. a venomous snake, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Ashirvisha in German

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»] — Ashirvisha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āśīrviṣa (ಆಶೀರ್ವಿಷ):—[noun] that which has venom in his fang; a snake.

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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