Urviruha, Urvīruha, Urvi-ruha: 3 definitions



Urviruha 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urvīruha (उर्वीरुह).—a tree; Śi.4.7,5.69.

Derivable forms: urvīruhaḥ (उर्वीरुहः).

Urvīruha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms urvī and ruha (रुह).

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

Urvīruha (उर्वीरुह) or Urvvīruha.—m.

(-haḥ) A tree. E. urvī and ruha what grows on.

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

Urvīruha (उर्वीरुह):—[=urvī-ruha] [from urvī > uru] m. ‘growing on the earth’, a tree, plant.

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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 (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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