Subhru, Subhrū, Su-bhru: 7 definitions


Subhru 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Subhrū (सुभ्रू).—A female attendant of Subrahmaṇya. (Śalya Parva, Chapter 46, Verse 8).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Subhrū (सुभ्रू) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.89.7). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Subhrū) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Subhrū (सुभ्रू).—a. having beautiful eyebrows.

-bhrūḥ f.) a lovely woman. (N. B. The vocative singular of this word is strictly subhrūḥ; but subhru is used by writers like Bhaṭṭi. Kālidāsa, and Bhavabhūti; hā pitaḥ kvāsi he subhru Bk.6.17; so V.3.22; Ku.5.43; Māl.3.8.)

Subhrū is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and bhrū (भ्रू).

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

Subhru (सुभ्रु).—f. (-bhruḥ or -bhrū) A woman. Adj. Having beautiful eyebrows; the voc. of this word is subhrūḥ, but subhru often occurs in classics. E. su handsome, and bhru or bhrū eyebrow.

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

Subhru (सुभ्रु).—see bhrū.

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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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