Purushavyaghra, Puruṣavyāghra, Purusha-vyaghra: 7 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Puruṣavyāghra can be transliterated into English as Purusavyaghra or Purushavyaghra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Puruṣavyāghra (पुरुषव्याघ्र).—'a tiger or lion among men', a distinguished or eminent man. उद्योगिनं पुरुषसिंहमुपैति लक्ष्मीः (udyoginaṃ puruṣasiṃhamupaiti lakṣmīḥ) H.
2) a hero, brave man.
Derivable forms: puruṣavyāghraḥ (पुरुषव्याघ्रः).
Puruṣavyāghra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puruṣa and vyāghra (व्याघ्र). See also (synonyms): puruṣaśārdūla, puruṣasiṃha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puruṣavyāghra (पुरुषव्याघ्र).—[masculine] man-tiger, excellent man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Puruṣavyāghra (पुरुषव्याघ्र):—[=puruṣa-vyāghra] [from puruṣa] m. ‘man-tiger’, Name of a demon, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] = -śārdūla, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] a vulture, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puruṣavyāghra (पुरुषव्याघ्र):—[puruṣa-vyāghra] (ghraḥ) 1. m A vulture; an eminent man.
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Partial matches: Purusha, Vyaghra.
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