Gurvi, Gurvī: 6 definitions


Gurvi 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

Gurvī (गुर्वी).—A pregnant woman; उत्तरां त्वमवेक्षस्व गुर्विणीं मा शुचः शुभे (uttarāṃ tvamavekṣasva gurviṇīṃ mā śucaḥ śubhe) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 14.36; गुर्विणीं नानुगच्छन्ति न स्पृशन्ति रजस्वलाम् (gurviṇīṃ nānugacchanti na spṛśanti rajasvalām)

-rvī The wife of a preceptor.

See also (synonyms): gurviṇī.

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

Gurvī (गुर्वी) or Gurvvī.—f.

(-rvīṃ) 1. A pregnant woman. 2. The wife of a Guru or spiritual teacher. E. guru heavy, &c. and ṅīṣ aff.

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

1) Gurvī (गुर्वी):—[from guru] a f. ‘venerable woman’, a mother, [Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra i, 21, 9]

2) [v.s. ...] ‘great (with child)’, pregnant, a pregnant woman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] the wife of a teacher, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [from guru] b f. of ru.

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

Gurvī (गुर्वी):—(rvvī) 3. f. A pregnant woman.

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

Gurvī (गुर्वी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Garuī, Garugī, Guruṇī.

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gurvi (ಗುರ್ವಿ):—[noun] = ಗುರ್ವಿಣಿ [gurvini].

context information

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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