Mihira: 13 definitions

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Mihira means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Mihir.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mihira (मिहिर).—[mih-kirac Uṇādi-sūtra 1.51]

1) The sun; मयि तावन्मिहिरोऽपि निर्दयोऽभूत् (mayi tāvanmihiro'pi nirdayo'bhūt) Bv.2.34; याते मय्यचिरान्निदाघमिहिर- ज्वालाशतैः शुष्कताम् (yāte mayyacirānnidāghamihira- jvālāśataiḥ śuṣkatām) 1.16; N.2.36;13.54.

2) A cloud.

3) The moon.

4) Wind, air.

5) An old man.

6) The Arka plant.

7) An epithet of Buddha; L. D. B.

Derivable forms: mihiraḥ (मिहिरः).

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

Mihira (मिहिर).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. The sun. 2. A sage. 3. A cloud. 4. Air, wind. 5. The moon. 6. An old man. E. mih to sprinkle or scatter, (radiance, &c.) Unadi aff. kirac .

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

Mihira (मिहिर).—m. 1. i. e. mih + ira, A cloud. 2. (borrowed from the Persian language), The sun. 3. The moon. 4. Wind. 5. A proper name.

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

Mihira (मिहिर).—[masculine] the sun.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Mihira (मिहिर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Varāhamihira. Vṛddhamihira astr. quoted twice in Kālamādhavīya.

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

1) Mihira (मिहिर):—m. ([according to] to [Uṇādi-sūtra i, 52 fr.] √1. mih, but [probably] the Persian مهر) the sun, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc. ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] also ‘a cloud; wind; the moon; a sage’)

2) Name of an author (= varāha-m), [Catalogue(s)]

3) of a family, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Mihira (मिहिर):—(raḥ) 1. m. The sun; a sage; the wind; a cloud; the moon.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Mihira (मिहिर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Mihira.

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Mihira 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Mihira (मिहिर) [Also spelled mihir]:—(nm) the sun; the moon; a cloud.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Mihira (मिहिर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Mihira.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mihira (ಮಿಹಿರ):—

1) [noun] the sun.

2) [noun] the moon.

3) [noun] a cloud.

4) [noun] air in motion; wind.

5) [noun] a man in his advanced age; an old man.

6) [noun] the plant Calotropis gigantea ( = C. procera) of Asclepiadaceae family.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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