Girisara, Girisāra, Giri-sara: 9 definitions
Girisara means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A king of eighty kappas ago; a previous birth of Manava (or Sammukhathavika) Thera (ThagA.i.164; Ap.i.159). v.l. Sirisara, Hirisara.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
3) an epithet of the Malaya mountain.
Derivable forms: girisāraḥ (गिरिसारः).
Girisāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms giri and sāra (सार).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) 1. The Malaya mountains, situated in the south of India. 2. Iron. 3. Tin. E. giri a mountain, and sāra essence.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Girisāra (गिरिसार).—m. 1. iron. 2. tin.
Girisāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms giri and sāra (सार).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Girisāra (गिरिसार):—[=giri-sāra] [from giri > gir] m. iron, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] tin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of the Malaya mountains (in the south of India), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Girisāra (गिरिसार):—[giri-sāra] (raḥ) 1. m. The Malaya mountain; iron; tin.
[Sanskrit to German]
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
Girisāra (ಗಿರಿಸಾರ):—[noun] iron.
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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