Mrigatrishni, Mṛgatṛṣṇi, Mriga-trishni: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Mṛgatṛṣṇi can be transliterated into English as Mrgatrsni or Mrigatrishni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Mṛgatṛṣṇi (मृगतृष्णि).—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.

Derivable forms: mṛgatṛṣṇiḥ (मृगतृष्णिः).

Mṛgatṛṣṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mṛga and tṛṣṇi (तृष्णि). See also (synonyms): mṛgatṛṣ, mṛgatṛṣā, mṛgatṛṣṇā, mṛgatṛṣṇikā.

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

Mṛgatṛṣṇi (मृगतृष्णि):—[=mṛga-tṛṣṇi] [from mṛga > mṛg] ([Bhāgavata-purāṇa]), f. ‘deer-thirst’, mirage, vapour floating over sands or deserts, fancied appearance of water in deserts.

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Mrigatrishni 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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