Giridhara: 6 definitions


Giridhara 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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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Giridhara (गिरिधर).—Writer of विभक्त्यर्थनिर्णय (vibhaktyarthanirṇaya), a work on syntax.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Giridhara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Giridhara (गिरिधर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Brahmasūtrāṇubhāṣyavivaraṇa. Hall. p. 204. Śuddhādvaitamārtaṇḍa. K. 134.

2) Giridhara (गिरिधर):—Vāstuśāstra jy. Peters. 3, 398.

3) Giridhara (गिरिधर):—son of Vāgīśa: Vibhaktyarthanirṇaya [grammatical] W. 1629.

4) Giridhara (गिरिधर):—son of Vīrabhaṭṭa. Jaganmaṇi jy.

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

Giridhara (गिरिधर):—[=giri-dhara] [from giri > gir] m. Name of a copyist of the 17th century.

[Sanskrit to German]

Giridhara 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Giridhara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Giridhara (ಗಿರಿಧರ):—[noun] the holder of a mountain as Viṣṇu in his second incarnation as a tortoise or in his eigth incarnation as Křṣṇa.

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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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