Puruhuta, Puruhūta, Puruhūtā, Purūhūta, Puru-huta: 10 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Puruhūta (पुरुहूत).—See Indra.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 72. 23; Matsya-purāṇa 55. 3. 3, 69. 60; 174. 3; Vāyu-purāṇa 97. 24.

2) Puruhūtā (पुरुहूता).—A Goddess enshrined at Puṣkara.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 30.

3) Purūhūta (पुरूहूत).—A name of Indra; his city is said to have a 1000 gates.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 38. 15.
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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puruhūta (पुरुहूत).—a. invoked by many; प्रादुश्चकर्थ यदिदं पुरुहूतरूपम् (prāduścakartha yadidaṃ puruhūtarūpam) Bhāg.3.15.5.

-taḥ an epithet of Indra; पुरुहूतध्वजः (puruhūtadhvajaḥ) R.4.3;16.5; पुरुहूतमुख्याः (puruhūtamukhyāḥ) (lokapālāḥ) Ku.7.45. Ms.11.122. °द्विष् (dviṣ) m. an epithet of Indrajit.

Puruhūta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puru and hūta (हूत).

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

Puruhūta (पुरुहूत).—Adj. Invoked by many. m.

(-taḥ) A name of Indra. E. puru much, hūta worshiped or invoked.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puruhūta (पुरुहूत).—[adjective] invoked by many; [masculine] [Epithet] of Indra.

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

1) Puruhuta (पुरुहुत):—[=puru-huta] [from puru] m. Name of a prince, [Agni-purāṇa]

2) Puruhūta (पुरुहूत):—[=puru-hūta] [from puru] mfn. much invoked or invoked by many, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Indra, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc., (-kāṣṭhā f. I°’s quarter id est. the east, [Dhūrtanartaka]; -dviṣ m. I°’s foe, Name of Indra-jit, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary])

4) Puruhūtā (पुरुहूता):—[=puru-hūtā] [from puru-hūta > puru] f. Name of a form of Dākṣāyaṇī, [Matsya-purāṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puruhūta (पुरुहूत):—[puru-hūta] (taḥ) 1. m. A name of a Indra.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Puruhūta (पुरुहूत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Puruhūa.

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Puruhuta in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Puruhūta (ಪುರುಹೂತ):—[noun] Indra, the chief of gods.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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