Prishthashringin, Pṛṣṭhaśṛṅgin, Prishtha-shringin: 6 definitions



Prishthashringin 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 Pṛṣṭhaśṛṅgin can be transliterated into English as Prsthasrngin or Prishthashringin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Prishthashringin in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛṣṭhaśṛṅgin (पृष्ठशृङ्गिन्).—m.

1) a ram.

2) a buffalo.

3) a eunuch.

4) an epithet of Bhīma.

Pṛṣṭhaśṛṅgin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛṣṭha and śṛṅgin (शृङ्गिन्).

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

Pṛṣṭhaśṛṅgin (पृष्ठशृङ्गिन्).—m. (-ṅgī) 1. A buffalo. 2. An eunuch. 3. A name of Bhimasena. 4. A ram. E. pṛṣṭha the back, śṛṅga a horn, and ini aff.

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

1) Pṛṣṭhaśṛṅgin (पृष्ठशृङ्गिन्):—[=pṛṣṭha-śṛṅgin] [from pṛṣṭha-śṛṅga > pṛṣṭha] m. (L.) ‘id.’, a ram

2) [v.s. ...] a buffalo

3) [v.s. ...] a eunuch

4) [v.s. ...] Name of Bhīma.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Pṛṣṭhaśṛṅgin (पृष्ठशृङ्गिन्):—(wie eben) m.

1) Widder [Hārāvalī 237.] —

2) Büffel [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 4, 184.] [Medinīkoṣa Nalopākhyāna 240.] [Hārāvalī] [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] —

3) Eunuch.

4) Beiname Bhīma’s [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] [Śabdaratnāvalī]

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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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