Mahisuta, Mahi-suta, Mahīsuta, Mahīsutā: 3 definitions


Mahisuta 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mahīsuta (महीसुत).—

1) the planet Mars; तनयकृताश्च शुचो महीसुते (tanayakṛtāśca śuco mahīsute) Bṛ. S.

2) epithets of the demon Naraka.

Derivable forms: mahīsutaḥ (महीसुतः).

Mahīsuta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and suta (सुत). See also (synonyms): mahīputra, mahīsūnu.

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Mahīsutā (महीसुता).—an epithet of Sītā.

Mahīsutā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahī and sutā (सुता). See also (synonyms): mahīputrī.

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

Mahīsuta (महीसुत).—m.

(-taḥ) The regent of the planet Mars. E. mahī the earth, and suta son; said to have sprung from the soil, near Oujein, which was sprinkled with the perspiration from Siva'S body.

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

1) Mahīsuta (महीसुत):—[=mahī-suta] [from mahī > mah] m. ‘son of the earth’, the planet Mars, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) Mahīsutā (महीसुता):—[=mahī-sutā] [from mahī-suta > mahī > mah] f. Name of Sītā, [Apte’s The Practical 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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