Kurira, Kurīra: 4 definitions
Kurira 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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A kind of head-dress for women. See कुम्ब (kumba).
Derivable forms: kurīram (कुरीरम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kurīra (कुरीर).—n. (-ra) Copulation. E. kṛ to do, īran Unadi affix, ud inserted.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kurīra (कुरीर).—[neuter] a kind of head-band.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kurīra (कुरीर):—n. (√1. kṛ, [Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 33]), a kind of head-dress for women, [Ṛg-veda x, 85, 8; Atharva-veda vi, 138, 3; Gopatha-brāhmaṇa]
2) copulation, [Uṇādi-sūtra]
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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