Kurushreshtha, Kuruśreṣṭha, Kuru-shreshtha: 2 definitions


Kurushreshtha 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 Kuruśreṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Kurusrestha or Kurushreshtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kurushreshtha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuruśreṣṭha (कुरुश्रेष्ठ) or Bharataśreṣṭha or Bhṛguśreṣṭha.—m. an excellent descendant of Kuru, Bharata, Bhṛgu, Chr. 17, 32; 41, 6; 26, 74.

Kuruśreṣṭha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kuru and śreṣṭha (श्रेष्ठ).

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

Kuruśreṣṭha (कुरुश्रेष्ठ):—[=kuru-śreṣṭha] [from kuru] m. Name of Arjuna, [Bhagavad-gītā]

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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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