Devakiri, Devakirī, Deva-kiri: 6 definitions


Devakiri 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devakirī (देवकिरी).—Name of a Rāgiṇī; ललिता मालती गौरी नाटी देवकिरी तथा । मेघरागस्य रागिण्यो भवन्तीमाः सुमध्यमाः (lalitā mālatī gaurī nāṭī devakirī tathā | megharāgasya rāgiṇyo bhavantīmāḥ sumadhyamāḥ) ||

Devakirī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and kirī (किरी).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devakirī (देवकिरी).—f. (-rī) One of the female pesonifications of the modes of music.

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

Devakirī (देवकिरी):—[=deva-kirī] [from deva] f. (in music) Name of a Rāgiṇī regarded as wife of Megha-rāga (cf. -girī, deśa-karī, goṇḍa-kirī, rāma-k).

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

Devakirī (देवकिरी):—[deva-kirī] (rī) 3. f. A Rāginī.

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Devakiri in German

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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.

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