Idhmajihva, Idhma-jihva: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Idhmajihva in Purana glossary
Source: 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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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»] — Idhmajihva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: 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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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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