Shirasya, Śirasya: 6 definitions


Shirasya 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 Śirasya can be transliterated into English as Sirasya or Shirasya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Śirasya (शिरस्य).—Produced at the top of the orifice, cerebral.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śirasya (शिरस्य).—a. [śirasi bhavaḥ yat] Belonging to, or being on, the head.

-syaḥ Clean hair; तत्पाणिजाग्रमृदुकृष्टशिरस्यभारा (tatpāṇijāgramṛdukṛṣṭaśirasyabhārā) Rām. ch.5.77.

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

Śirasya (शिरस्य).—mfn.

(-syaḥ-syā-syaṃ) Of or on the head. m.

(-syaḥ) Clean unentangled hair. E. śiras the head, yat aff.

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

1) Śirasya (शिरस्य):—[from śiras] 1. śirasya [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] yati = śira icchati, [Pāṇini 6-1, 61 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] 2. śirasya mfn. = śira iva [gana] śākhādi

3) [v.s. ...] belonging to or being on the head (= śīrṣaṇya), [Pāṇini 6-1, 61], [vArttika] 2, [Patañjali]

4) [v.s. ...] m. ‘the hair of the head’, or ‘clean hair’ [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Śirasya (शिरस्य):—[(syaḥ-syā-syaṃ) n.] Clean unentangled hair.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shirasya 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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