Irshyaka, Īrṣyaka: 7 definitions


Irshyaka 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 Īrṣyaka can be transliterated into English as Irsyaka or Irshyaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Īrṣyaka (ईर्ष्यक):—Voeyur.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Īrṣyaka (ईर्ष्यक).—a. Envious, jealous.

See also (synonyms): īrṣya, īrṣyu.

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

Īrṣyaka (ईर्ष्यक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Envious, envying. E. īrṣya and vun aff.

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

1) Īrṣyaka (ईर्ष्यक):—[from īrkṣy] mfn. envious, envying

2) [v.s. ...] m. a particular kind of semi-impotent man whose power is stimulated through jealous feelings caused by seeing others in the act of sexual union, [Suśruta]

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

Īrṣyaka (ईर्ष्यक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Envious.

[Sanskrit to German]

Irshyaka 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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