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virājm. (for 2.See sub voce, i.e. the word in the Sanskrit order) king of birds View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājP. A1. -rājati-, te-, to reign, rule, govern, master (genitive case or accusative), excel (ablative) ; to be illustrious or eminent, shine forth, shine out (ablative), glitter etc. ; to appear as (Nominal verb) : Causal -rājayati-, (rarely te-) cause to shine forth, give radiance or lustre, brighten, illuminate View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājmfn. (for 1.See) ruling far and wide, sovereign, excellent, splendid View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājmfn. a ruler, chief. king or queen (applied to agni-, sarasvatī-, the Sun etc.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājf. excellence, pre-eminence, high rank, dignity, majesty View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājmf. the first progeny of brahmā- (according to , brahmā- having divided his own substance into male and female, produced from the female the male power virāj-, who then produced the first manu- or manu- svāyambhuva-, who then created the ten prajā-pati-s;the states that the male half of brahmā- was manu-, and the other half śata-rūpā-, and does not allude to the intervention of virāj-;other purāṇa-s describe the union of śata-rūpā- with virāj- or puruṣa- in the first instance, and with manu- in the second; virāj- as a sort of secondary creator, is sometimes identified with prajā-pati-, brahmā-, agni-, puruṣa-, and later with viṣṇu- or kṛṣṇa-, while in , he is represented as born from puruṣa-, and puruṣa- from him;in the , virāj- is spoken of as a female, and regarded as a cow;being elsewhere, however, identified with prāṇa-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājm. (in vedānta-) Name of the Supreme Intellect located in a supposed aggregate of gross bodies (equals vaiśvānara-,q. v.) , vedānta-s. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājm. a warrior (equals kṣatriya-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājm. the body View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājm. a particular ekāha- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājm. Name of a son of priya-vrata- and kāmyā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājm. of a son of nara- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājm. of buddha-
virājm. of a son of rādhā- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājm. of a district View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājf. a particular Vedic metre consisting of four pāda-s of ten syllables each (and therefore also a symbolical Name of the number"ten";in this metre is represented as attaching itself to mitra- and varuṇa-, and in virāj- is mystically regarded as"food", and invocations are directed to be made in this metre when food is the especial object of prayer;in prosody virāj- is applied to any metre defective by two syllables ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
virājf. plural Name of particular bricks (40 in number) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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virāj विराज् 1 U. 1 To shine, glitter; शाखिनो$न्ये विराजन्ते खण्ड्यन्ते चन्दनद्रुमाः Bv.1.88. -2 To appear or look like; तदन्तरे सा विरराज धेनुः R 2.2. -3 To be eminent or illustrious. -Caus. To brighten, illuminate, irradiate.
virāj विराज् a. 1 Splendid, excellent; मृत्युर्भोजपतेर्विराडविदुषां तत्त्वं परं योगिनाम् Bhāg.1.43.17. -2 A ruler, chief. -m. 1 Beauty, splendour. -2 A man of the Kṣatriya or warrior tribe; विराडायुषो$र्घमथात्यगात् Bhāg.4.27.6. -3 The first progeny of Brahman; cf. Ms.1.32; तस्मात् विराडजायत Ṛv.1.9.5 (where विराज् is represented as born from Puruṣa.) -4 The body. -5 (In Vedānta phil.) N. of 'intellect' considered as ruling over the aggregate of bodies. -6 The universe (ब्रह्माण्ड); नानावीर्याः पृथग्भूता विराजं जनयन्ति हि Bhāg.1.3.15. f. 1 N. of a Vedic metre. -2 Excellence, dignity. -Comp. -सुतः (विराट्सुतः)) a class of deceased ancestors; विराट्सुताः सोमसदः साध्यानां पितरः स्मृताः Ms. 3.195.
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virāj Vi-rá̄j, m. name of a divine being identified with Puruṣa, x. 90, 52 [farruling].
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virāj As a title of royalty is mentioned several times in the Rigveda, but only in a metaphorical sense. As an actual title, it is asserted in the Aitareya Brāhmaṇa to be used by the Uttara Kurus and the Uttara Madras.
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virāj verb (class 1 ātmanepada) to appear as (nom.) to be illustrious or eminent to excel (abl.) to glitter to govern to master (gen. or acc.) to reign to rule to shine forth to shine out (abl.)
Frequency rank 2025/72933
virāj noun (masculine) a particular Ekāha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a warrior (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a district (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Marut name of a son of (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Nara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Rādhā (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the body (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 39456/72933
virāj noun (masculine feminine) (in Vedānta) name of the Supreme Intellect located in a supposed aggregate of gross bodies (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the first progeny of Brahmā (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 5287/72933
virāj adjective a ruler (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
chief (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
excellent (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
ruling far and wide (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sovereign (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
splendid (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 30248/72933
virāj noun (feminine) a particular Vedic metre consisting of four Pādas of ten syllables each (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
dignity (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
excellence (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
high rank (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
majesty (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of particular bricks (40 in number) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
pre-eminence (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 25427/72933








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