Paurushada, Pauruṣāda: 4 definitions
Paurushada 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 Pauruṣāda can be transliterated into English as Paurusada or Paurushada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pauruṣāda (पौरुषाद).—i. e. puruṣa -āda + a, adj. Proper to man-eaters, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 3815.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pauruṣāda (पौरुषाद):—mfn. relating or peculiar to man-eaters or cannibals, [Harivaṃśa]
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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