Hrinisheva, Hrīniṣeva, Hri-nisheva: 4 definitions


Hrinisheva 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 Hrīniṣeva can be transliterated into English as Hriniseva or Hrinisheva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Hrinisheva in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Hrīniṣeva (ह्रीनिषेव).—A saintly king born in the Asura dynasty. He was one of the ancient kings whom fate had made to relinquish their kingdoms. (Śānti Parva, Chapter 227, 31).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hrinisheva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hrīniṣeva (ह्रीनिषेव).—a. modest, shy; जाताः कुले ह्यनृशंसा वदान्या ह्रीनिषेवाः कर्मणा निश्चयज्ञाः (jātāḥ kule hyanṛśaṃsā vadānyā hrīniṣevāḥ karmaṇā niścayajñāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.25.5.

Hrīniṣeva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hrī and niṣeva (निषेव).

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

1) Hrīniṣeva (ह्रीनिषेव):—[=hrī-niṣeva] mfn. practising modesty, modest (also vaka and vin), [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a prince, [ib.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Hrinisheva in German

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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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