Ayomukha, Ayas-mukha: 10 definitions
Ayomukha 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 6. 30; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 5; Matsya-purāṇa 6. 17; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 21. 4.
- 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 10. 19.
- 3) Ib. VIII. 10. 19.
1b) Mountain a hill with medicinal herbs.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 163. 71.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ayomukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ayas and mukha (मुख).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-khaḥ-khā-khaṃ) Tipped or pointed with iron. m.
(-khaḥ) A kind of goblin with an iron face. E. ayas, and mukha a mouth.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ayomukha (अयोमुख).—adj. iron-pointed, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 53, 53. Avāṅmº, i. e.
Ayomukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ayas and mukha (मुख).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ayomukha (अयोमुख).—[adjective] having an iron mouth, beak, or point.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ayomukha (अयोमुख):—[=ayo-mukha] [from ayo > ayas] mfn. having an iron mouth, [Atharva-veda xi, 10, 3]
2) [v.s. ...] having an iron beak, [Mahābhārata xii, 12072]
3) [v.s. ...] iron-pointed (as a plough [Manu-smṛti x, 84] or a stake for impaling criminals [Rāmāyaṇa iii, 53, 53])
4) [v.s. ...] m. an arrow, [Raghuvaṃśa v, 55]
5) [v.s. ...] Name of a Dānava, [Harivaṃśa] and, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] of a mountain, [Harivaṃśa] and, [Rāmāyaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ayomukha (अयोमुख):—[ayo-mukha] (khaḥ-khā-khaṃ) a. Tipped or pointed with iron. m. A kind of goblin with an iron face.
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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 (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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ayōmukha (ಅಯೋಮುಖ):—[adjective] having at the end an iron ring, cup, (as a pestle, spear, etc.).
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1) [noun] an arrow the point of which is made of iron.
2) [noun] a long iron bar, with a sharp end on one side, used as a lever or for digging the earth.
3) [noun] an iron goad, used to control an elephant.
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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