Pakshiraj, Pakṣirāj: 4 definitions


Pakshiraj means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Pakṣirāj can be transliterated into English as Paksiraj or Pakshiraj, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Pakṣirāj (पक्षिराज्).—[masculine] the king of the birds ([Epithet] of Garuḍa or Jatayu).

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

Pakṣirāj (पक्षिराज्):—[=pakṣi-rāj] [from pakṣi > pakṣ] m. ‘king of b°’, Name of Garuḍa or of Jaṭāyu, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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Pakshiraj 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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