Idhmajihva, Idhma-jihva: 6 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Idhmajihva (इध्मजिह्व).—Svāyambhuva Manu had two famous sons—Priyavrata and Uttānapāda. Of them Priyavrata married Surūpā and Barhiṣmatī, the two daughters of Viśvakarmā Prajāpati. Idhmajihva was born to him by his first wife. Idhmajihva had nine brothers Viz, Agnīdhra, Yajñabāhu, Mahāvīra, Rukmaśukra, Ghṛtapṛṣṭha, Savana, Medhātithi, Vītihotra and Kavi. Ūrjjasvatī was their youngest sister. (Mahā Devī Bhāgavata, 8th Skandha),Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Idhmajihva (इध्मजिह्व).—A son of Priyavrata and Barhiṣmatī. Appointed lord of Plakṣadvīpa, which he divided into seven parts among his seven sons, and retired to practise austerities.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 1. 25 and 33; 20. 2.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Idhmajihva (इध्मजिह्व).—fire; Bhāgavata 5.1.25.
Derivable forms: idhmajihvaḥ (इध्मजिह्वः).
Idhmajihva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms idhma and jihva (जिह्व).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Idhmajihva (इध्मजिह्व):—[=idhma-jihva] [from idhma > indh] m. ‘the fuel’s tongue’, fire, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 1, 25]
2) [v.s. ...] (also Name of a son of Priya-vrata, [ib.])
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
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