Lohitagriva, Lohitagrīva, Lohita-griva, Lohitāgrīva, Lohitagrīvā: 7 definitions


Lohitagriva 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Lohitagriva in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Lohitagrīvā (लोहितग्रीवा) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.100) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Lohitagrīvā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Lohitagriva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lohitagrīva (लोहितग्रीव) or Lohitāgrīva (लोहिताग्रीव).—an epithet of Agni.

Derivable forms: lohitagrīvaḥ (लोहितग्रीवः), lohitāgrīvaḥ (लोहिताग्रीवः).

Lohitagrīva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lohita and grīva (ग्रीव). See also (synonyms): lohinīgrīva.

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

Lohitagrīva (लोहितग्रीव).—m.

(-vaḥ) An epithet of Agni.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lohitagrīva (लोहितग्रीव).—[adjective] red-necked (Agni).

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

1) Lohitagrīva (लोहितग्रीव):—[=lohita-grīva] [from lohita > loha] mfn. red-necked

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Agni, [Mahābhārata; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Lohitagriva in German

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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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