Atirucira: 5 definitions


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.

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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).

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

Atirucira (अतिरुचिर):—[tatpurusha compound] I. m. f. n.

(-raḥ-rā-ram) Very beautiful, very pleasing. Ii. f.

(-rā) The name of two metres; viz.

1) A metre regulated by quantity, consisting of a stanza of four lines with twenty-nine syllables to each couplet, or according to others, a variety of the Gītyāryā, with thirty syllables in the first couplet and thirty-two in the second. Also called cūḍikā or cūlikā.

2) A metre regulated by number and quantity; a variety of the metre atijagatī (q. v.) and consisting of a stanza of four lines with the following feet in each line: {??} Also called rucirā. E. ati and rucira.

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