Jighriksha, Jighṛkṣā: 8 definitions


Jighriksha 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 Jighṛkṣā can be transliterated into English as Jighrksa or Jighriksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा).—[grah san bhāve a] Desire of taking or seizing.

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

Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा).—f.

(-kṣā) Greediness, cevetousness, wish to seize or take. E. grah to take, desiderative form, san bhāve a and ṭāp affs.

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

Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा).—i. e. jighṛkṣa, desider. of grah, + a, f. Desire to seize, Mahābhārata 7, 794.

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

Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा).—[feminine] wish to take or seize.

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

Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा):—f. (√grah, Dosid.) wish or intention to take or seize, [Mahābhārata vii, 794; Gṛhyāsaṃgraha ii, 27] ([varia lectio]), [Raghuvaṃśa ix, 46; Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 62, 34.]

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

Jighṛkṣā (जिघृक्षा):—(kṣā) 1. f. Wish to take.

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Jighriksha 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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