Punyapurusha, aka: Puṇyapurūṣa, Punya-purusha; 4 Definition(s)


Punyapurusha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Puṇyapurūṣa can be transliterated into English as Punyapurusa or Punyapurusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Punyapurusha in Marathi glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

puṇyapurūṣa (पुण्यपुरूष).—m (S) A man rich in moral merit. 2 A virtuous or good man gen.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

puṇyapuruṣa (पुण्यपुरुष).—m A virtuous or good man.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

Discover the meaning of punyapurusha or punyapurusa in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Punyapurusha in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Puṇyapuruṣa (पुण्यपुरुष).—a man rich in moral merit, a pious man.

Derivable forms: puṇyapuruṣaḥ (पुण्यपुरुषः).

Puṇyapuruṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and puruṣa (पुरुष).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṇyapuruṣa (पुण्यपुरुष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) A man rich in moral merit.

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

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

Discover the meaning of punyapurusha or punyapurusa in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 541 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Puruṣa (पुरुष) refers to the “cosmic man or being” while Prakṛti refers to “cosmic nature”, as ...
Puṇya (पुण्य, “merit”) refers to a moral principles governing a Jain life according Jain ethica...
Kiṃpuruṣa (किंपुरुष).—[, Mv i.23.2, or °ṣaka, i.20.6; Senart reads °ṣakānāṃ (all mss. dental n!...
Puruṣottama (पुरुषोत्तम).—m. (-maḥ) An excellent or superior man. 2. Vishnu. 3. A Jina, one of ...
Puruṣārtha (पुरुषार्थ).—m. (-rthaḥ) A human object: as the gratification of desire, acquirement...
Tatpuruṣa (तत्पुरुष) refers to one of the five faces of Sadāśiva that revealed the Āgamas (sacr...
Mahāpuruṣa (महापुरुष).—m. (-ṣaḥ) A great man. E. mahā and puruṣa a man.
Purāṇapuruṣa (पुराणपुरुष).—m. (-ṣaḥ) Vishnu. E. purāṇa old or primeval, and puruṣa man.
Parapuruṣa (परपुरुष).—1) another man, a stranger. 2) the Supreme Spirit, Viṣṇu. 3) the husband ...
Puṇyāha (पुण्याह).—n. (-haṃ) A holy day. E. puṇya holy, and ahan a day.
Puruṣasūkta (पुरुषसूक्त).—n. (-ktaṃ) A name given to the 90th hymn of the tenth mandala of the ...
Puruṣakāra (पुरुषकार).—m. (-raḥ) 1. Manly act, virility. 2. Effort, exertion. 3. Any act of a m...
Tulāpuruṣa (तुलापुरुष).—m. (-ṣaḥ) A person weighed in a balance, or an effigy of him used as a ...
Vāstupuruṣa (वास्तुपुरुष).—In days of yore a ghost of immense size, who was feared by all other...
Puṇyaśloka (पुण्यश्लोक).—adj. Of good fame. m. (-kaḥ) 1. A name of Nala. 2. The epithet is also...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: