Jvalajihva, Jvala-jihva, Jvālājihva: 4 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous (J) next»] — Jvalajihva in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Jvālājihva (ज्वालाजिह्व).—One of the two attendants given to Subrahmaṇya by Agnideva. (Fire god). Jyoti was the other attendant. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Stanza 33).

2) Jvālājihva (ज्वालाजिह्व).—A warrior of Subrahmaṇya. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Stanza 61).

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (J) next»] — Jvalajihva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jvālājihva (ज्वालाजिह्व).—fire.

Derivable forms: jvālājihvaḥ (ज्वालाजिह्वः).

Jvālājihva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jvālā and jihva (जिह्व). See also (synonyms): jvālādhvaja.

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

Jvālajihva (ज्वालजिह्व).—m.

(-hvaḥ) Agni, or fire. E. jālā, and jihvā a tongue; whose tongue is flame.

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

1) Jvālājihva (ज्वालाजिह्व):—[=jvālā-jihva] [from jvālā > jval] m. flame-tongued, [Rāmāyaṇa vii]

2) [v.s. ...] fire, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of an attendant (of Skanda, [Mahābhārata ix, 2563]; of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]])

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Dānava, [Harivaṃśa 12935]

5) [v.s. ...] of a demon causing diseases, 9559.

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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. 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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