Strilinga, Strīliṅga, Stri-linga: 7 definitions

Introduction

Strilinga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

strīliṅga (स्त्रीलिंग).—n (S) The feminine gender. 2 attrib. Of the feminine gender.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

strīliṅga (स्त्रीलिंग).—n The feminine gender.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Strīliṅga (स्त्रीलिङ्ग).—

1) the feminine gender (in gram.)

2) any mark of the female sex (as breast &c.).

3) the female organ.

Derivable forms: strīliṅgam (स्त्रीलिङ्गम्).

Strīliṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms strī and liṅga (लिङ्ग).

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

Strīliṅga (स्त्रीलिङ्ग).—m.

(-ṅgaḥ) Feminine gender, (in gram.) n.

(-ṅgaṃ) The female organ. E. strī, liṅga mark.

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

1) Strīliṅga (स्त्रीलिङ्ग):—[=strī-liṅga] [from strī] n. the female organ, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] (in gram.) the feminine gender, [Vopadeva] (-vartin mfn. ‘being in the f° g°, being a f°’), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] mfn. having the characteristics of a w°, [???; Mahābhārata etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] n. (in gram.) feminine (-tva n.), [Indische Studien by A. Weber]

context information

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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