Shishiraghna, aka: Śiśiraghna, Shishira-ghna; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Śiśiraghna can be transliterated into English as Sisiraghna or Shishiraghna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śiśiraghna (शिशिरघ्न).—an epithet of Agni.

Derivable forms: śiśiraghnaḥ (शिशिरघ्नः).

Śiśiraghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śiśira and ghna (घ्न).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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