Nrihari, Nṛhari, Nri-hari: 10 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Nṛhari can be transliterated into English as Nrhari or Nrihari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nṛhari (नृहरि).—

1) 'a lion-like man' a chief among men, an eminent or distinguished man.

2) Viṣṇu in his fourth incarnation; अस्त्राण्यमोघमहिमानि निरूपितानि नो पस्पृशुर्नृहरिदास- मिवासुराणि (astrāṇyamoghamahimāni nirūpitāni no paspṛśurnṛharidāsa- mivāsurāṇi) Bhāg.1.15.16; cf. नरसिंह (narasiṃha).

3) a particular mode of sexual enjoyment. °चतुर्दशी (caturdaśī) fourteenth day of the bright half of Vaiśākha. °द्वादशी (dvādaśī) the twelfth day of the light half of Phālguna. °पुराणम् (purāṇam) Name of an उपपुराण (upapurāṇa).

Derivable forms: nṛhariḥ (नृहरिः).

Nṛhari is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nṛ and hari (हरि). See also (synonyms): nṛsiṃha.

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

Nṛhari (नृहरि).—m.

(-riḥ) Vishnu as the man-lion. E. nṛ and hari a lion.

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

Nṛhari (नृहरि).—m. Viṣṇu, in his fourth avatāra, as a lionheaded man, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 18, 7; 7, 8, 27.

— Cf. A. S. growan; [Old High German.] grôen, grôni; A. S. groen, grene; also geal, gealla; [Latin] gilvus; and probably cf. harit.

Nṛhari is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nṛ and hari (हरि).

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

Nṛhari (नृहरि).—[masculine] = nṛsiṃha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Nṛhari (नृहरि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—son of Varadācārya: Bhāvaprakāśa, on Ānandatīrtha’s Brahmasūtrāṇubhāṣya. Bhr. 713. Bhāgavatatātparyadīpikā, on Ānandatīrtha’s Bhāgavatatātparyanirṇaya.

Nṛhari has the following synonyms: Narahari, Nṛsiṃha.

2) Nṛhari (नृहरि):—See Narasiṃha, Nṛsiṃha.

3) Nṛhari (नृहरि):—son of Keśava, father of Kṛṣṇa, grandfather of Ānandavana (Ānandanidhi). W. p. 87.

4) Nṛhari (नृहरि):—Compare Nṛsiṃha: Jātakasāra. B. 4, 134. Burnell. 78^b. Oppert. 5980. He quotes Sārāvalī, Horāpradīpa, Janmadīpa.

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

1) Nṛhari (नृहरि):—[=nṛ-hari] [from nṛ] m. ‘man-lion’, Viṣṇu in his 4th Avatāra, [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of sub voce authors, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Nṛhari (नृहरि):—[nṛ-hari] (riḥ) 2. m. Lion-incarnation.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nrihari in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nṛhari (ನೃಹರಿ):—[noun] = ನೃಸಿಂಹ [nrisimha].

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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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