Jvalajihva, aka: Jvālājihva, Jvala-jihva; 3 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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-English dictionary

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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: DDSA: The practical 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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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