Mrigatrishna, Mṛgatṛṣṇā, Mriga-trishna: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Mṛgatṛṣṇā can be transliterated into English as Mrgatrsna or Mrigatrishna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Mṛgatṛṣṇā (मृगतृष्णा).—f. mirage; मृगतृष्णाम्भसि स्नातः (mṛgatṛṣṇāmbhasi snātaḥ); see खपुष्प (khapuṣpa); जातः सखे प्रणयवान् मृगतृष्णिकायाम् (jātaḥ sakhe praṇayavān mṛgatṛṣṇikāyām) Ś.6.16; Bhāgavata 4.7. 28; Bhartṛhari 2.5. मृगतृष्णारूप (mṛgatṛṣṇārūpa) means 'resembling a mirage', ill-founded; मृगतृष्णारूपमेतद् दर्शनम् (mṛgatṛṣṇārūpametad darśanam) ŚB. on MS.9.1.31.

Mṛgatṛṣṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛga and tṛṣṇā (तृष्णा). See also (synonyms): mṛgatṛṣ, mṛgatṛṣā, mṛgatṛṣṇi, mṛgatṛṣṇikā.

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

Mṛgatṛṣṇā (मृगतृष्णा).—f.

(-ṣṇā) Sultry vapour, mirage: see the last.

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

Mṛgatṛṣṇā (मृगतृष्णा).—f. mirage.

Mṛgatṛṣṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛga and tṛṣṇā (तृष्णा).

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

Mṛgatṛṣṇā (मृगतृष्णा).—[feminine] mirage (l. deer-thirst).

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

Mṛgatṛṣṇā (मृगतृष्णा):—[=mṛga-tṛṣṇā] [from mṛga > mṛg] ([Hitopadeśa; Dhūrtasamāgama]) f. ‘deer-thirst’, mirage, vapour floating over sands or deserts, fancied appearance of water in deserts.

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

Mṛgatṛṣṇā (मृगतृष्णा):—[mṛga-tṛṣṇā] (ṣṇā) 1. f. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Mrigatrishna 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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