Grihakulinga, Gṛhakuliṅga, Griha-kulinga: 4 definitions



Grihakulinga 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.

The Sanskrit term Gṛhakuliṅga can be transliterated into English as Grhakulinga or Grihakulinga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Grihakulinga in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Sushruta samhita, Volume I

Gṛhakuliṅga (गृहकुलिङ्ग)—Sanskrit word for a bird corresponding to “domesticated sparrow”. This animal is from the group called Pratuda (which peck). Pratuda itself is a sub-group of the group of animals known as Jāṅghala (living in high ground and in a jungle).

The flesh of the domesticated Kulinga is highly spermatopoietic, and proves curative in cases of hæmoptysis.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Grihakulinga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gṛhakuliṅga (गृहकुलिङ्ग):—[=gṛha-kuliṅga] [from gṛha > gṛbh] m. a kind of bird, [Suśruta i, 46, 2, 14.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Gṛhakuliṅga (गृहकुलिङ्ग):—s. u. kuliṅga 1,b.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Gṛhakuliṅga (गृहकुलिङ्ग):—m. ein best. Vogel [Suśruta (rotrh) 1,201,18.]

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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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