Girishringa, aka: Giriśṛṅga, Giri-shringa; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Giriśṛṅga can be transliterated into English as Girisrnga or Girishringa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Giriśṛṅga (गिरिशृङ्ग).—an epithet of Gaṇeśa.

-gam the peak of a mountain.

Derivable forms: giriśṛṅgaḥ (गिरिशृङ्गः).

Giriśṛṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms giri and śṛṅga (शृङ्ग).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Giriśṛṅga (गिरिशृङ्ग).—m.

(-ṅgaḥ) 1. A name of Ganesa. 2. A peak of a mountain. E. giri a mount, and śṛṅga a peak, alluding to his bulk, or giri the mountain Kailasa, and śṛṅga a peak.

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