Malayagiri, Malaya-giri: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Malayagiri (मलयगिरि).—&c. the Malaya mountain.

Derivable forms: malayagiriḥ (मलयगिरिः).

Malayagiri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms malaya and giri (गिरि). See also (synonyms): malayācala, malayādri, malayaparvata.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Malayagiri (मलयगिरि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a fertile Jaina commentator: Śabdānuśāsana and vṛtti.

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

1) Malayagiri (मलयगिरि):—[=malaya-giri] [from malaya] m. the Malaya mountains, [Daśakumāra-carita]

2) [v.s. ...] another mountain, [Buddhist literature]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of an author, [Catalogue(s)]

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