Prishnishringa, Pṛśniśṛṅga, Prishni-shringa, Pṛṣṇiśṛṅga: 6 definitions
Prishnishringa 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 terms Pṛśniśṛṅga and Pṛṣṇiśṛṅga can be transliterated into English as Prsnisrnga or Prishnishringa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pṛśniśṛṅga (पृश्निशृङ्ग) or Pṛṣṇiśṛṅga (पृष्णिशृङ्ग).—
1) an epithet of Kṛṣṇa.
2) of Gaṇeśa.
Derivable forms: pṛśniśṛṅgaḥ (पृश्निशृङ्गः), pṛṣṇiśṛṅgaḥ (पृष्णिशृङ्गः).
Pṛśniśṛṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛśni and śṛṅga (शृङ्ग).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṅgaḥ) 1. A name of Krishna or Vishnu, in that incarnation. 2. A name of Ganesa. E. pṛśni small, and śṛṅga a crest.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pṛśniśṛṅga (पृश्निशृङ्ग):—[=pṛśni-śṛṅga] [from pṛśni] m. ‘having a small or a variegated crest’, Name of Viṣṇu or of Gaṇeśa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Pṛśniśṛṅga (पृश्निशृङ्ग):—(pṛ + śṛ) m. Beiname Viṣṇu’s [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 217. Gaṇeśa’s] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa.1,1,55.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 61.] [Jaṭādhara] in [Oxforder Handschriften 191,a,25.]
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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