Shikhigriva, Śikhigrīva, Shikhin-griva: 6 definitions


Shikhigriva 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 Śikhigrīva can be transliterated into English as Sikhigriva or Shikhigriva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śikhigrīva (शिखिग्रीव).—blue vitriol; तार्क्ष्यशैलं शिखिग्रीवं चक्षुष्यं यामुनं पुनः (tārkṣyaśailaṃ śikhigrīvaṃ cakṣuṣyaṃ yāmunaṃ punaḥ) Śiva B.3.18.

Derivable forms: śikhigrīvam (शिखिग्रीवम्).

Śikhigrīva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śikhin and grīva (ग्रीव). See also (synonyms): śikhikaṇṭha.

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

Śikhigrīva (शिखिग्रीव).—n.

(-vaṃ) Blue vitriol. E. śikhi for śikhin a peacock, grīvā the neck, ac added; being of the same colour.

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

Śikhigrīva (शिखिग्रीव):—[=śikhi-grīva] [from śikhi > śikhā] n. blue vitriol, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Śikhigrīva (शिखिग्रीव):—[śikhi-grīva] (vaṃ) 1. n. Blue vitriol.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shikhigriva in German

context information

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

[«previous next»] — Shikhigriva in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śikhigrīva (ಶಿಖಿಗ್ರೀವ):—

1) [noun] the neck of a peacock.

2) [noun] copper sulphate; blue vitriol.

context information

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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