Shirodharya, Śirodhārya: 4 definitions

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Shirodharya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Śirodhārya can be transliterated into English as Sirodharya or Shirodharya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shirodhary.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shirodharya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śirodhārya (शिरोधार्य).—[adjective] to be borne on the head i.e. to be honoured or respected.

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

Śirodhārya (शिरोधार्य):—[=śiro-dhārya] [from śiro > śiras] mfn. = -dharaṇīya, [Bhāminī-vilāsa]

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shirodharya in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Śirodhārya (शिरोधार्य) [Also spelled shirodhary]:—(a) worthy of respect or to be respected, to be greatly honoured.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Śirōdhārya (ಶಿರೋಧಾರ್ಯ):—

1) [adjective] fit to be worn on the head (as an ornament).

2) [adjective] that which is fit to be adhered to, followed, carried on obidiently (said of an order, command, etc.).

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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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