Mrisha, Mṛṣā: 14 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Mrisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

The Sanskrit term Mṛṣā can be transliterated into English as Mrsa or Mrisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Mrasha.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Mṛṣā (मृषा).—Wife of Adharma. Adharma begot of Mṛṣā two children named Dambha and Māyā. (4th Skandha, Bhāgavata).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Mṛṣā (मृषा).—The wife of Adharma, mother of Dambha and Māyā, who were adopted by Nirṛti.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 8. 2.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mṛṣā (मृषा).—a S False, untrue, unreal. Ex. mṛṣā lōka- vāṇī mṛṣā artha ticā. 2 as ad Falsely. 3 Uselessly, unproductively.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

mṛṣā (मृषा).—a False, untrue. ad Falsely. Uselessly.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mṛṣā (मृषा).—ind.

1) Falsely, wrongly, untruly, lyingly; यद् वक्त्रं मुहुरीक्षसे न धनिनां ब्रूषे न चाटुं मृषा (yad vaktraṃ muhurīkṣase na dhanināṃ brūṣe na cāṭuṃ mṛṣā) Bh.3.147; मृषा- भाषासिन्धो (mṛṣā- bhāṣāsindho) Bv.2.21.

2) In vain, to no purpose, uselessly.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mṛṣa (मृष).—(m. or nt.; otherwise only adv. mṛṣā, and Pali-Prakrit musā), falsehood, lying: mṛṣeṇa codayet Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 326.6 (verse), should accuse of lying; mṛṣaṃ bhaṇe Mahāvastu i.356.7.

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

Mṛṣā (मृषा).—Ind. 1. Falsely. 2. Uselessly, in vain. E. mṛṣ to bear, with kā, aff.

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

Mṛṣā (मृषा).— (an old instr. sing. of 1. mṛṣ + a, properly, ‘With pardon,’ ‘I beg your pardon’), adv. 1. Falsely, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 53. 2. Uselessly.

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

Mṛṣā (मृषा).—[adverb] in vain, uselessly, wrongly, falsely. With man or jñā not believe, [with] kṛ feign.

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

1) Mṛṣā (मृषा):—[from mṛṣ] ind. in vain, uselessly, to no purpose, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] wrongly, falsely, feignedly, lyingly, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc. (with √kṛ, to feign; with √jñā or man, to consider false or untrue; mṛṣaiva tat, that is wrong; varanīyam mṛṣā budhaiḥ, untruthfulness is to be avoided by the wise)

3) [v.s. ...] ‘Untruth’ personified as the wife of A-dharma, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Mṛṣā (मृषा):—adv. Falsely; in vain.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mṛṣā (मृषा):—

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Mṛṣā (मृषा):—, kṛtamṛṣā [Kathāsaritsāgara 124, 171] fehlerhaft für kṛtamiṣā (s. u. 2. miṣa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mṛṣā (मृषा):—Adv. —

1) umsonst , fruchtlos , vergebens.

2) irrig , falsch , unrichtig , nicht der Wahrheit gemäss , unwahr , lügnerisch , verstellter Weise. mṛṣaiva tat das ist nicht wahr ; varjanīyaṃ mṛṣā budaiḥ. Kluge müssen die Unwahrheit vermeiden ; mit man oder ([308,13]) für unwahr halten ; mit kar Etwas simuliren.

3) personificirt als Gattin Adharma's. — kṛtamṛṣā [Kathāsaritsāgara 124,171] fehlerhaft für kṛtamiṣā.

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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

Mṛṣā (मृषा) [Also spelled mrasha]:—(a) false, untrue; (adv) falsely; uselessly; in vain; —[jñāna] illusion, false knowledge; ~[tva] falseness; untruth; ~[bhāṣī/vādī] a liar.

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