Jighamsu, Jighāṃsu: 9 definitions


Jighamsu 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

Jighāṃsu (जिघांसु).—a. [han san u] Desirous of killing, murderous.

-suḥ An enemy.

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

Jighāṃsu (जिघांसु).—mfn. (-suḥ-suḥ-su) Mischievous, murderous, seeking to hurt or kill. m.

(-suḥ) An enemy. E. han to kill &c. in the desiderative form, form, u aff.

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

Jighāṃsu (जिघांसु).—i. e. jighāṃsa (see the last), + u, adj. 1. Desiring to kill, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 7, 1, 41. 2. Desiring to detroy, [Suśruta] 1, 71, 4.

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

Jighāṃsu (जिघांसु).—[adjective] wishing to kill or destroy ([accusative] or —°).

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

1) Jighāṃsu (जिघांसु):—[from jighāṃsaka] mfn. = sin (with [accusative]), [Mahābhārata i, iii; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Daśakumāra-carita; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] desirous of destroying or ruining (ifc. or with [accusative]), [Lāṭyāyana i, 10, 3; Suśruta i, 19, 21]

3) [v.s. ...] revengeful, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] m. an enemy, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Jighāṃsu (जिघांसु):—[(suḥ-suḥ-su) a.] Mischievous, murderous. 2. m. An enemy.

[Sanskrit to German]

Jighamsu in German

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

Jighāṃsu (ಜಿಘಾಂಸು):—

1) [adjective] tending or desiring to kill.

2) [adjective] feeling or showing hate; hateful; vengeful; vindictive.

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Jighāṃsu (ಜಿಘಾಂಸು):—[noun] a person who hates another, and wishes or tries to injure him; an enemy.

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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