Giribhu, Giribhū, Giri-bhu: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Giribhū (गिरिभू) is another name for Kṣudrapāṣāṇabheda, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 5.45-46 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Giribhū and Kṣudrapāṣāṇabheda, there are a total of ten Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Giribhū (गिरिभू).—a. mountain-born.

-bhūḥ f.)

Giribhū is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms giri and bhū (भू).

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

Giribhū (गिरिभू).—mfn. (-bhūḥ-bhūḥ-bhu) Mountaineer, mountain-born. f.

(-bhūḥ) Parvati. m.

(-bhūḥ) A small stone. E. giri, and bhū born.

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

1) Giribhū (गिरिभू):—[=giri-bhū] [from giri > gir] f. (= -jā) the plant kṣudrapāṣāṇa-bhedā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of Pārvatī, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Giribhū (गिरिभू):—[giri-bhū] (bhūḥ-bhūḥ-bhū) a. Mountain born. m. A small stone. f. Pārvatī.

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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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