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

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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Purushavyaghra 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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