Shrisha, Śrīśa, Shri-isha: 8 definitions


Shrisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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 Śrīśa can be transliterated into English as Srisa or Shrisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Shrisha in India is the name of a plant defined with Albizia lebbeck in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Inga borbonica Hassk. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Species Plantarum.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śrīśa (श्रीश).—m.

(-śaḥ) 1. Vishnu. 2. Ramachandra. E. śrī the goddess Lakshmi, also incarnate in Sita, and īśa husband.

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

Śrīśa (श्रीश).—[masculine] = śrīnātha.

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

1) Śrīśa (श्रीश):—[from śrī] m. (śrīśa) ‘lord or husband of Śrī’, Name of Viṣṇu, [Prasaṅgābharaṇa]

2) [=śrī-śa] [from śrīśa > śrī] of Rāma-candra (whose wife Sitā is regarded as an incarnation of Śrī or Lakṣmī), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Śrīśā (श्रीशा):—[=śrī-śā] [from śrīśa > śrī] f. Name of Rādhā, [Pañcarātra]

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

Śrīśa (श्रीश):—[śrī+śa] (śaḥ) 1. m. Vishnu; Rāṃchandra.

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Shrisha 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śrīśa (ಶ್ರೀಶ):—[noun] Viṣṇu, the consort of Lakṣmi.

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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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