Prithurukma, Pṛthurukma: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Prithurukma 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 Pṛthurukma can be transliterated into English as Prthurukma or Prithurukma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Prithurukma in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Pṛthurukma (पृथुरुक्म).—A son of Rukmakavaca, followed his brother and King Rukmeṣu;1 was dependent on the King who exiled Jyāmagha;2 appointed to help his brother in his administration.3

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 29.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 28.
  • 3) Matsya-purāṇa 44. 28-9.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prithurukma in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pṛthurukma (पृथुरुक्म):—[=pṛthu-rukma] [from pṛthu > pṛth] m. Name of a son of Parā-jit (or Parā-vṛt), [Harivaṃśa; Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Pṛthurukma (पृथुरुक्म):—(pṛthu + ru) m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Parājit (Parāvṛt) [Harivaṃśa 1980. fg.] rukman [Viṣṇupurāṇa 420.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pṛthurukma (पृथुरुक्म):—m. Nomen proprium eines Fürsten [Viṣṇupurāṇa 4,12,2.]

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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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