Guh: 9 definitions


Guh 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Guh (गुह्).—U.

1) (gūhati-te, jugūha, juguhe, agūhīt, agūhiṣṭha, agūḍha, aghukṣat-ta, gūhiṣyati-te, ghokṣyati-te, gūhitum, goḍhum, gūḍha) To cover, hide, conceal, keep secret; गुह्यं च गूहति गुणान् प्रकटीकरोति (guhyaṃ ca gūhati guṇān prakaṭīkaroti) Bhartṛhari 2.72; गूहेत्कूर्म इवाङ्गानि (gūhetkūrma ivāṅgāni) Manusmṛti 7.15; R.14.49; Bk. 16.41.

2) To cover with clothes.

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

Guh (गुह्).—[guha] r. 1st cl. (ū)guhū(guhati) To cover, to cover as with clothes. to wear.

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

Guh (गुह्).—i. 1, gūha, [Parasmaipada.] and [Ātmanepada.] 1. To conceal, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 105; ptcple. of the pf. pass., gūḍha, 1. Secret, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 186. 2. Disguised, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 261. ḍham, adv. Privately, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 191, 13. ḍhe, loc. adv. Secretly, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 170.

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

Guh (गुह्).—1. gūhati gūhate [participle] gūḍha (q.v.) hide, cover, keep secret.

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Guh (गुह्).—2. [feminine] hiding-place.

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

1) Guh (गुह्):—1. guh [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] [Parasmaipada] gūhati, te (cf. [Pāṇini 6-4, 89]; [imperfect tense] agūhat, [Ṛg-veda ii, 24, 3]; perf. jugūha, [Raghuvaṃśa xiv]; [future] gūhiṣyati, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya xvi, 41]; [Aorist] agūhīt, [xv]; [subjunctive] 2. sg. ghukṣas [vi] or [Vedic or Veda] guhas [Ṛg-veda viii, 6, 17]; [present participle] [Parasmaipada] gūhat, [iv, 51, 9]; [Ātmanepada] gūhamāna, [Mahābhārata] etc.; [Passive voice] guhyamāna, [Ṛg-veda iv, 58, 4; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā ii, 17]; [Aorist] guhamāna, [Ṛg-veda iv, 1, 11]; [Vedic or Veda] [indeclinable participle] gūḍhvī, [vii, 80, 2])

—to cover, conceal, hide, keep secret, [Ṛg-veda] etc.:—[Desiderative] jughukṣati ([Pāṇini 7-2, 12]; 3. [dual number] jugukṣatas, Pada-pāṭha jughukṣ)

—to wish to conceal or hide away, [Ṛg-veda viii, 31, 7.]

2) 2. guh (only [accusative] guham and [instrumental case] 1. guhā) f. a hiding-place, [Ṛg-veda i, 67, 6.]

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

Guh (गुह्):—(ū) gohati 1. a. To cover.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Guh (गुह्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Guha, Gūha.

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Guh in German

context information

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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