Girimana, Girimāna, Giri-mana: 6 definitions


Girimana 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

Girimāna (गिरिमान).—an elephant, especially a large and powerful one.

Derivable forms: girimānaḥ (गिरिमानः).

Girimāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms giri and māna (मान).

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

Girimāna (गिरिमान).—m.

(-naḥ) A large and powerful elephant. E. giri a mountain, and māna measure, like a mountain in bulk.

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

Girimāna (गिरिमान):—[=giri-māna] [from giri > gir] m. ‘= -mātra’, a large elephant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Girimāna (गिरिमान):—[giri-māna] (naḥ) 1. m. A large and powerful elephant.

[Sanskrit to German]

Girimana 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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