Trahi, Trāhi: 3 definitions


Trahi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Trāhi (त्राहि) refers to “save!” (i.e., an exclamation of distress), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.23 (“Attempt of Himavat to dissuade Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā said to Viṣṇu: “Save, save [i.e., trāhi, trāhi], O Viṣṇu, save us who have sought refuge in you, being scorched by the great and severe penance of Pārvatī”.

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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

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Trāhi (त्राहि):—[[~nāma]] (ind) protect me !, save me !; deliver me !; —[trāhi karanā] to repeatedly call for mercy or deliverance; —[trāhi macanā] to be resounded with calls of 'save me ! deliver me !'; a disastrous chaos to be let loose.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Trāhi (ತ್ರಾಹಿ):—[independent] an indeclinable used to call for help (esp. in distress).

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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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