Atirucira: 2 definitions

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Atirucira 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Atiruchira.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atirucira (अतिरुचिर).—a. Very lovely.

-rā Name of two metres, the one a variety of अतिजगती (atijagatī), and the other also called चूडि-लि-का (cūḍi-li-kā).

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

1) Atirucira (अतिरुचिर):—[=ati-rucira] [from ati] mfn. very lovely

2) Atirucirā (अतिरुचिरा):—[=ati-rucirā] [from ati-rucira > ati] f. Name of two metres (a variety of the atijagatī; another called cuḍikā or culikā).

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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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