Makarashva, Makarāśva, Makara-ashva: 3 definitions
Makarashva 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 Makarāśva can be transliterated into English as Makarasva or Makarashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Makarāśva (मकराश्व).—an epithet of Varuṇa.
Derivable forms: makarāśvaḥ (मकराश्वः).
Makarāśva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms makara and aśva (अश्व).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-śvaḥ) Varuna. E. makara a marine monster, and aśva a horse; riding on the Makara.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Makarāśva (मकराश्व):—[from makara] m. ‘having the M° for a horse’, Name of Varuṇa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasiṃha, Halāyudha, Hemacandra, etc.]
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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