Kshirahva, aka: Kṣīrāhva, Kshira-ahva; 2 Definition(s)

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Kshirahva 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 Kṣīrāhva can be transliterated into English as Ksirahva or Kshirahva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Kṣīrāhva (क्षीराह्व).—the pine tree.

Derivable forms: kṣīrāhvaḥ (क्षीराह्वः).

Kṣīrāhva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣīra and āhva (आह्व).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣīrāhva (क्षीराह्व).—m.

(-hvaḥ) The Saral, a kind of pine. E. kṣīra milk, and āhva what is named; or it may mean that the tree is also named simply kṣīra, that which yields a milky juice or sap.

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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