Shvetakunjara, Śvetakuñjara, Shveta-kunjara: 5 definitions



Shvetakunjara 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 Śvetakuñjara can be transliterated into English as Svetakunjara or Shvetakunjara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śvetakuñjara (श्वेतकुञ्जर).—an epithet of Airāvata, the elephant of Indra.

Derivable forms: śvetakuñjaraḥ (श्वेतकुञ्जरः).

Śvetakuñjara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śveta and kuñjara (कुञ्जर).

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

Śvetakuñjara (श्वेतकुञ्जर).—m.

(-raḥ) Indra'S elephant. E. śveta white, and kuñjara an elephant.

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

Śvetakuñjara (श्वेतकुञ्जर):—[=śveta-kuñjara] [from śveta > śvit] m. ‘white-elephant’, Indra’s el° Airāvata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śvetakuñjara (श्वेतकुञ्जर):—m. ein weisser Elephant, Bez. Airāvata’s, des Elephanten Indra's, [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma]

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