Udgriva, Udgrīva: 7 definitions


Udgriva 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Udgrīva (उद्ग्रीव).—a. With the neck uplifted; उद्ग्रीवैर्मयूरैः (udgrīvairmayūraiḥ) M.1.21; Amaruśataka 99.

See also (synonyms): udgrīvin.

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

Udgrīva (उद्ग्रीव).—[adjective] with lifted neck.

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

1) Udgrīva (उद्ग्रीव):—[=ud-grīva] mfn. one who raises or lifts up the neck (in trying to See anything), [Amaru-śataka; Rājataraṅgiṇī] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] having the neck turned upwards (as a vessel), [Kādambarī]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Udgrīva (उद्ग्रीव) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Uggīya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Udgriva in German

context information

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

Udgrīva (ಉದ್ಗ್ರೀವ):—

1) [noun] a man with his neck turned or twisted upwards.

2) [noun] a man with a relatively long and straight neck.

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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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