उपस्पृश् 6 P. 1 To touch (water), bathe; स्नानमुप- स्पृशन्ती K.172; तथेत्युपस्पृश्य जलं पवित्रम् R.5.59,18.31; उपस्पृश्य मणिकर्णिकायाम् Dk.95,11; Ms.11.133. -2 To wash or rinse the mouth (or teeth); to sip water (and eject it); स नद्यवस्कन्दमुपास्पृशच्च Bk.2.11; K.1; Ms.2.53,58;5.63; Y.3.3,1.18. नदीमुपस्प्रष्टुमिवावतीर्णः Pañcharātram 1.15. -3 To sprinkle; अद्भिः प्राणानुपस्पृशेत् Ms.4.143.
उपस्पर्शः upasparśḥ र्शनम् rśanam
उपस्पर्शः र्शनम् 1 Touching, contact. -2 Bathing, ablution, washing oneself; Mb.12.192.1. -3 Rinsing the mouth, sipping and ejecting water as a religious act. त्रिर्हृदयंगमाभिरद्भिरशब्दाभिरुपस्पृशेदित्युपस्पर्शनं शौचार्थम् Mbh.VI.1.84. -4 A gift (दान); उपस्पर्शनषड्भागं लभते पुरुषः सदा Mb.13.65.13.
कैकेयः [केकयानां राजा, अण्] A prince or ruler of the Kekayas. -यी a. A descendant of Kekaya; अश्वपतिर्वै कैकेयः Ch. Up.5.11.4; कैकेयी सुमना नाम शाण्डिलीं पर्यपृच्छत Mb.13.123.2. f. A daughter of the prince of the Kekayas and one (the youngest) of the three wives of king Daśaratha and mother of Bharata. [When Rāma was about to be installed as heir-apparent, she was not less rejoiced than Kausalyā. But she had a very wicked nurse called Mantharā who long owed Rāma a grudge. Finding this to be an excellent opportunity for her revenge, Mantharā so completely perverted the mind of Kaikeyī that she became ready to ask the king, as suggested by her nurse, to grant her the two boons which he had formerly promised to her. By one of these boons she asked for the installation of her son Bharata, and by the other for the banishment of Rāma for fourteen years. Daśaratha, blinded by passion as he was, severely scolded her for her wicked demands, but was at last obliged to yield. On account of this wicked act her name has become proverbial for 'a shrew', or 'Xanthippe']
दशन् Num. a. (pl.) Ten; स भूमिं विश्वतो वृत्वा अत्य- तिष्ठद्दशाङ्गुलम् Rv.1.9.1. -Comp. -अङ्गुल a. ten fingers long; Ms.8.271. (-लम्) 1 a length of 1 fingers; Rv.1.9.1. -2 a water-melon. -अधिपतिः a commander of ten men. Mb.12. -अर्ध a. five, (-र्धम्) five; अण्व्यो मात्रा विनाशिन्यो दशार्धानां तु याः स्मृताः Ms.1.27. (-र्धः) an epithet of Buddha. -अर्हः 1 an epithet of Krisna or Visnu. -2 Buddha. -अवताराः m. (pl.) the ten incarnations of Viṣṇu; see under अवतार. -अवर a. consisting of at least ten; दशावरा वा परिषद्यं धर्मं परिकल्पयेत् Ms.12.11. -अश्वः the moon. -आननः, -आस्यः epithets of Rāvaṇā; दशाननकिरीटेभ्यस्तत्क्षणं राक्षसप्रियः R.1.75. -आमयः an epithet of Rudra. -इन्द्रियाणि The five कर्मेन्द्रियs and five ज्ञानेन्द्रियs. -ईशः a superintendent of 1 villages; Ms.7.116. -एकादशिक a. who lends 1 and receives 11 in return; i. e. who lends money at ten per cent. -कण्ठः, -कन्धरः epithets of Rāvaṇa; सप्तलोकैकवीरस्य दशकण्ठ- कुलद्विषः U.4.27. ˚अरिः, ˚जित् m., ˚रिपुः epithets of Rāma; दशकण्ठारिगुरुं विदुर्बुधाः R.8.29. -कर्मन् n. the ten ceremonies prescribed to the three twice-born classes. -कुमार- चरितम् a prose work by Dandin. -क्षीर a. mixed with 1 parts of milk. -गुण a. ten-fold, ten times larger. -गुणित a. multiplied by 1; दशगुणितमिव प्राप्तवान् वीरधर्मम B. R.9.53. -ग्रन्थाः (pl.) संहिता, ब्राह्मण, आरण्यक, शिक्षा, कल्प, व्याकरण, निघण्टु, छन्द and निरुक्त; hence दशग्रन्थिन् = A person who has learnt by heart all these ten books. -ग्रामपतिः, -ग्रामिकः, -ग्रामिन् m., -पः a superintendent of ten villages. -ग्रामी a collection or corporation of ten villages. -ग्रीवः = दशकण्ठ q.v. -चतुष्कम् N. of a sport; Sinhās.27. -धर्मः unfavourable condition, distress; अभ्यस्तो बहुभिर्बाणैर्दशधर्मगतेन वै Mb.7.147.2. (see com.). -पारमिताध्वरः 'possessing the ten perfections', an epithet of Buddha. -पुरम् N. of an ancient city, capital of king Rantideva; पात्रीकुर्वन्दशपुरवधूनेत्रकौतू- हलानाम् Me.49. -बन्धः a tenth part; Ms.8.17; also ˚बन्धक; Y.2.76. -बलः, -भूमिगः epithets of Buddha. -बाहुः an epithet of Śiva. -भुजा, -महाविद्या N. of Durgā. -मालिकाः (pl.) 1 N. of a country. -2 the people or rulers of this country. -मास्य a. 1 ten months old; एवा ते गर्भ एजतु निरैतु दशमास्यः Rv.5.78.7-8. -2 ten months in the womb (as a child before birth). -मुखः an epithet of Rāvaṇa. ˚रिपुः an epithet of Rāma; सीतां हित्वा दशमुखरिपुर्नोपयेमे यदन्याम् R.14.87. -मूत्रकम् The urine of 1 (elephant, buffalo, camel, cow, goat, sheep, horse, donkey, man and woman). -मूलम् a tonic medicine prepared from the roots of ten plants; (Mar. सालवण, पिटवण (पृष्टिपर्णी), रिंगणी, डोरली, गोखरूं, बेल, ऐरण, टेंटू, पहाडमूळ, शिवण). -योजनम् a distance of 1 Yojanas; पादाङ्गुष्ठेन चिक्षेप संपूर्णं दशयोजनम् Rām.1.1.65; also दशयोजनी; मोहितेन्द्रियवृत्तिं तं व्यतीत्य दशयोजनीम् Ks.94.14. -रथः N. of a celebrated king of Ayodhyā, son of Aja, and father of Rāma and his three brothers. [He had three wives Kausalyā, Sumitrā, and Kaikeyī, but was for several years without issue. He was therefore recommended by Vasiṣṭha to perform a sacrifice which he successfully did with the assistance of Ṛiṣyaśṛiṅga. On the completion of this sacrifice Kausalyā bore to him Rāma, Sumitrā Laksmana and Śatrughna, and Kaikeyī Bharata. Daśaratha was extremely fond of his sons, but Rāma was his greatest favourite 'his life, his very soul.' Thus when Kaikeyī at the instigation of Mantharā demanded the fulfilment of the two boons he had previously promised to her, the king tried to dissuade her mind from her wicked resolve by threats, and, failing these, by the most servile supplications. But Kaikeyī remained inexorable, and the poor monarch was obliged to send his beloved son into exile. He soon afterwards died of a broken heart]. Bhāg.9.1.1 ˚ललिता The fourth day of the dark fortnight of Āśvina. -रश्मिशतः the sun; दशरश्मिशतोपमद्युतिम् R.8.29. -रात्रम् a period of ten nights. (-त्रः) a particular sacrifice lasting for ten days. -रूपकम् the 1 kinds of drama. -रूपभृत् m. an epithet of Viṣṇu. -लक्षण a. relating to 1 objects; इदं भागवतं पुराणं दक्षलक्षणम् Bhāg.2.9.43. -णम् ten marks or attributes. -लक्षणकः religion; cf. धृतिः क्षमा दमो$स्तेयं शौचमिन्द्रियनिग्रहः । धीर्विद्या सत्यमक्रोधो दशकं धर्मलक्षणम् ॥ Ms.7. 92. -वक्त्रः, -वदनः see दशमुख; Bk.9.137. -वर्गः the double five classes of अमात्य, राष्ट्र, दुर्ग, कोश and दण्ड; वेत्ता च दशवर्गस्य स्थानवृद्धिक्षयात्मनः Mb.12.57.18 (com. 'अमात्यराष्ट्रदुर्गाणि कोशो दण्डश्च पञ्चमः' इति प्रकृतिपञ्चकं स्वपक्षे परपक्षे चेति दशको वर्गः). -वाजिन् m. the moon. -वार्षिक a. happening after, or lasting for, ten years; Y.2.24. -विध a. of ten kinds. -शतम् 1 a thousand; ये सहस्रम- राजन्नासन् दशशता उत Av.5.18.1. -2 one hundred and ten. ˚रश्मिः the sun. ˚अक्षः, ˚नयनः Indra; दशशताक्षककुब्दरि- निःसृतः Mb 7.184.47. -शती a thousand. -स (सा)- हस्रम् ten thousand. -हरा 1 an epithet of the Ganges (taking away the 1 sins). -2 a festival in honour of the Ganges held on the 1th day of Jyeṣṭha. -3 a festival in honour of Durgā held on the tenth of Āśvina.
मुरः N. of a demon slain by Kṛiṣṇa; पार्थेनाथ द्विषन्मुरम् Śi.2.1. -रा N. of a fragrant plant. -रम् Encompassing, surrounding. -Comp. -अरिः 1 an epithet of Kṛiṣṇa; मुरारिमारादुपदर्शयन्त्यसौ Gīt.1; सकृदपि यस्य मुरारि- समर्चा तस्य यमः किं कुरुते चर्चाम् and इह संसारे भवदुस्तारे कृपया- पारे पाहि मुरारे Śaṅkarāchārya. -2 N. of the author of Anargharāghava. -जित्, -द्विष्, -भिद्, -मर्दन, -रिपु, -वैरिन्, -हन् m. epithets of Kṛiṣṇa or Viṣṇu; प्रकीर्णासृग्बिन्दुर्जयति भुजदण्डो मुरजितः Gīt.1; मुरवैरिणो राधिका- मधि वचनजातम् 1. -दः the discus of Viṣṇu.
रणः णम् [रण्-अप्] 1 War, combat, fight; रणः प्रववृते तत्र भीमः प्लवगरक्षसाम् R.12.72; वचोजीवितयोरासीद्बहि- र्निःसरणे रणः Subhāṣ. -2 A battle-field. -णः 1 Sound, noise. -2 The quill or bow of a lute. -3 Motion, going. -4 Delight, joy (Ved.). -Comp. -अग्रम् the front or van of a battle. -अङ्गम् any weapon of war, a weapon, sword; सस्यन्दे शोणितं व्योम रणाङ्गानि प्रजज्वलुः Bk.14.98. -अङ्गणम्, -नम् a battle field. -अजिरम् a battle-field, arena. -अतिथिः a battle-guest; श्लाघ्यः प्राप्तो रणातिथिः Pañcharātram 2.13. -अन्तकृत् m. N. of Viṣṇu. -अपेत a. flying away from battle, a fugitive; स बभार रणापेतां चमूं पश्चादवस्थिताम् Ki.15.33. -अभियोगः engaging in battle. -अलंकरणः a heron. -आतोद्यम्, -तूर्यम्, -दुन्दुभिः a military drum. -आयुधः a cock. -उत्साहः prowess in battle. -कर्मन् n. fighting. -क्षितिः f., -क्षेत्रम्, -भूः f., -भूमिः f., -स्थानम् a battle-field. -गोचर a. engaged in battle. -धुरा the front or van of battle, the brunt of battle; ताते चाप- द्वितीये वहति रणधुरां को भयस्यावकाशः Ve.3.5. -पण्डितः 1 a warrior. -2 a. skilled in warfare; अभीषयन्त ये शकं राक्षसा रणपण्डिताः Bk.8.42. -प्रिय a. fond of war, warlike. (-यः) a falcon. -मत्तः an elephant. -मार्ग- कोविद a. experienced in the art of war. -मुखम्, -मूर्धन् m., -शिरस् n. 1 the front of battle, the head or van of fight; पुत्रस्य ते रणशिरस्ययमग्रयायी Ś.7.26;6.29. -2 the van of an army. -रङ्कः 1 the space between the
tusks of an elephant. -2 an elephant cowardly in battle; L. D. B. -रङ्गः a battle-field. -रणः 1 a gnat, mosquito. -2 a warrior who gives out a loud cry in a war; अव्याद्वः करणो रणो रणरणो राणो रणो रावणः Udb. (-णम्) 1 longing, anxious desire. -2 regret for a lost object. -रणकः, -कम् 1 anxiety, uneasiness, regret, (for a beloved object), affliction or torment (as caused by love); रणरणकविवृद्धिं बिभ्रदावर्तमानम् Māl.1.41; अतिभूमिं गतेन रणरणकेनार्यपुत्रशून्यमिवात्मानं पश्यामि U.1. -2 love, desire. (-कः) the god of love. -रणायित a. rattling or sounding aloud. -रसिक a. fond of fighting. -लक्ष्मीः 1 The goddess of war. -2 The fortune of war. -वाद्यम् a military instrument of music. -वृत्ति a. having war for a profession. -शिक्षा military science, the art or science of war. -शूरः a hero in war, warrior. -शौण्ड a. skilled in war. -संरम्भः the fury of battle. -संकुलम् the confusion of battle, a tumultuous fight, melee. -सज्जा military accoutrement. -सहायः an ally. -स्तम्भः a monument of war, trophy.
राम a. [रम् कर्तरि घञ् ण वा] 1 Pleasing, delighting, rejoicing, -2 Beautiful, lovely, charming. -3 Obscure;
dark-coloured, black. -4 White. -मः 1 N. of three celebrated personages; (a) Paraśurāma, son of Jamadagni; (b) Balarāma, son of Vasudeva and brother of Kṛiṣṇa, q.q.v.v.; (c) Rāmachandra or Sītārāma, son of Daśaratha and Kausalyā and the hero of the Rāmāyaṇa; (the word is thus derived in Purāṇas:-- राशब्दो विश्ववचनो मश्चापीश्वरवाचकः । विश्वाधीनेश्वरो यो हि तेन रामः प्रकीर्तितः ॥) cf. also राकारोच्चारमात्रेण मुखान्निर्याति पातकम् । पुनः प्रवेशशङ्कायां मकारो$स्ति कपाटवत् ॥ [When quite a boy, he with his brother was taken by Viśvāmitra, with the permission of Daśaratha, to his hermitage to protect his sacrifices from the demons that obstructed them. Rāma killed them all with perfect ease, and received from the sage several miraculous missiles as a reward. He then accompanied Viśvāmitra to the capital of Janaka where he married Sītā having performed the wonderful feat of bending Siva's bow, and then returned to Ayodhyā. Daśaratha, seeing that Rāma was growing fitter and fitter to rule the kingdom, resolved to install him as heir-apparent. But, on the eve of the day of coronation, his favourite wife Kaikeyī, at the instigation of her wicked nurse Mantharā, asked him to fulfil the two boons he had formerly promised to her, by one of which she demanded the exile of Rāma for fourteen years and by the other the installation of her own son Bharata as Yuvarāja. The king was terribly shocked, and tried his best to dissuade her from her wicked demands, but was at last obliged to yield. The dutiful son immediately prapared to go into exile accompanied by his beautiful young wife Sītā and his devoted brother Lakṣmana. The period of his exile was eventful, and the two brothers killed several powerful demons and at last roused the jealousy of Rāvaṇa himself. The wicked demon resolved to try Rāma by carrying off his beauteous wife for whom he had conceived an ardent passion, and accomplished his purpose being assisted by Mārīcha. After several fruitless inquiries as to her whereabouts, Hanumat ascertained that she was in Laṅkā and persuaded Rāma to invade the island and kill the ravisher. The monkeys built a bridge across the ocean over which Rāma with his numerous troops passed, conquered Laṅkā, and killed Rāvaṇa along with his whole host of demons. Rāma, attended by his wife and friends in battle, triumphantly returned to Ayodhyā where he was crowned king by Vasiṣṭha. He reigned long and righteously and was succeeded by his son Kuśa. Rāma is said to be the seventh incarnation of Viṣṇu; cf. Jayadeva:-- वितरसि दिक्षु रणे दिक्पतिकमनीयं दशमुखमौलिबलिं रमणीयम् । केशव धृतरघुपति- रूप जय जगदीश हरे Gīt.1.]. -2 A kind of deer. -3 N. of Aruṇa. -4 A lover; cf. Śi.4.59. -5 A horse. -6 Pleasure, joy. -मम् 1 Darkness. -2 Leprosy (कृष्ठम्). -3 A tamāla leaf. -Comp. -अनुजः N. of a celebrated reformer, founder of a Vedāntic sect and author of several works. He was a Vaiṣṇava. -अयनम् (-णम्) 1 the adventures of Rāma. -2 N. of a celebrated epic by Vālmīki which contains about 24 verses in seven Kāṇḍas or books. -ईश्वरः N. of a sacred place of pilgrimage. -काण्डः a species of cane. -किल्बिषम् an offence against Rāma. -कृत् (in music) N. of a Rāga. -क्री N. of a Rāga. -गिरिः N. of a mountain; (चक्रे) स्निग्धच्छाया- तरुषु वसतिं रामगिर्याश्रमेषु Me.1. -चन्द्रः, -भद्रः N. of Rāma, son of Daśaratha. -जन्मन् n. the birth or birth-day of Rāma. -तापन, -तापनी, -तापनीय उपनिषद् N. of a well-known उपनिषद् (belonging to the अथर्ववेद). -दूतः 1 N. of Hanumat. -2 a monkey. (-ती) a kind of basil. -नवमी the ninth day in the bright half of Chaitra, the anniversary of the birth of Rāma. -पूगः a kind of betel-nut tree. -लीला N. of a dramatic performance, on the story of Rāma. -वल्लभः the birch-tree. (-भम्) cinnamon. -शरः a kind of sugar cane. -सखः N. of Sugrīva. -सेतुः the bridge of Rāma', a bridge of sand between the Indian peninsula and Ceylon, now called Adam's bridge.
विभक्तिः f. 1 Separation, division, partition, apportionment; कालं कालविभक्तीश्च Ms.1.24; कथं सृष्टानि भूतानि कथं वर्णविभक्तयः Mb.12.182.3; कशापातेषु दृश्यन्ते नानावर्ण- विभक्तयः Pañcharātram 2.4. -2 Division, separation in interest. -3 A portion or share of inheritance. -4 (In gram). Inflection of nouns, a case or case-termination.
शूर a. [शूर्-अच्] Brave, heroic, valiant, mighty; शून्येषु शूरा न के K. P.7; स्वाध्यायशूरैर्मुखैः Pañcharātram 1.5. -रः 1 A hero, warrior, valiant man. -2 A lion. -3 A boar. -4 The sun. -5 The Śāla tree. -6 N. of a Yādava, the grandfather of Kṛiṣṇa; (hence the descendants of Śūra i. e. Yādavas also; cf. शूरः स्याद् यादवे भटे Medinī; ख्यातानि कर्माणि च यानि शौरेः शूरादय- स्तेष्वबला बभूवुः Bu. Ch.1.51). -7 The Arka plant. -8 The Chitraka tree. -9 A dog. -1 A cock. -Comp. -कीटः a contemptible warrior; लीयन्ते यत्र शत्रुप्रपतनविवशाः कोटिशः शूरकीटाः Mv.6.32. -मानम् arrogance, vaunting. -मानिन् m. a boaster, braggart. -वादः the Buddhist doctrine of non-existence. -वादिन् a. 1 a Buddhist. -2 an atheist. -सेनः m. pl. N. of the country about Mathurā or the inhabitants of that country; सा शूरसेनाधिपतिं सुषेणम् (उद्दीश्य) R.6.45.
सात्वतः 1 N. of Viṣṇu; Mb.14.52.49. -2 Of Balarāma. -3 The son of an outcast Vaiśya; Ms.1. 23. -ताः (m. pl.) N. of a people; सुचिरं सह सर्वसात्वतैर्भव विश्वस्तवसासिनीजनः Śi.16.14. -a. 1 Belonging to सात्वत, Vaiṣṇava; तन्त्रं सात्वतमाचष्ट नैष्कर्म्यं कर्मणां यतः Bhāg.1.3.8. -2 A devotee (भक्त); सद्यो$न्तर्हृदये नित्यं मुनिभिः सात्वतैर्वृतः A. Rām.1.2.17. -3 Belonging to Pāncharātra; सात्वतं विधिमास्थाय Mb.12.335.19.
सीता [सि-त पृषो˚ दीर्घः] 1 A furrow, track or line of a ploughshare. -2 (Hence) A tilled or furrowed ground, ploughed land; वृषेव सीतां तदवग्रहक्षताम् Ku.5.61. -3 Husbandry, agriculture; as in सीताद्रव्य q. v. -4 N. of the daughter of Janaka, king of Mithilā, and wife of Rāma.; जनकानां कुले कीर्तिमाहरिष्यति मे सुता । सीता भर्तार- मासाद्य रामं दशरथात्मजम् ॥ Rām.1.67.22. [She was so called because she was supposed to have sprung from a furrow made by king Janaka while ploughing the ground to prepare it for a sacrifice which he had instituted to obtain progeny, and hence also her epithets, 'Ayonijā', 'Dharāputrī' &c. She was married to Rāma and accompanied him to the forest. While there she was once carried off by Rāvaṇa who tried to violate her chastity, but she scornfully rejected his suit. When Rāma came to know that she was in Lankā, he attacked ther place, killed Rāvaṇa and his host of demons, and recovered Sītā. She had, however, to pass through the terrible ordeal of fire before she could be received by her husband as his wife. Though thus convinced of her chastity, he had afterwards to abandon her, when far advanced in pregnancy, because the people continued to suspect her fidelity. She however, found a protector in the sage Vālmīki, at whose hermitage she was delivered of Kuśa and Lava, and who brought them up. She was ultimately restored to Rāma by the sage.] -5 N. of a goddess, wife of Indra. -6 N. of Umā -7 N of Lakṣmī. -8 N. of one of the four fabulous branches (the eastern branch) of the Ganges. -9 Spirituous liquor. -Comp. -अध्यक्षः superintendent of agriculture. -द्रव्यम् implements of agriculture, tools of husbandry; सीताद्रव्यापहरणे शस्त्राणा- मौषधस्य च Ms.9.293. -पतिः N. of Rāmachandra. -फलः the custard-apple tree. (-लम्) its fruit.
a. a preserving or supporting the earth; ep. of Vishnu or Kri shna; m. mountain: -½indra, m. lord of mountains, the Himâlaya; -dhava, m. king; -½adhipa, m. lord of earth, king; -pati,m. lord of earth, ep. of Vishnu; prince, king; -bhug, m. (enjoyer of earth), king; -bhrit, m. (supporter of earth), mountain.
noun (feminine) a mass of gold or heap of valuables (representing the earth and given to Brāhmans) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a vein or tubular vessel of the body (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
marrow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of one of the wives of Kaśyapa (mother of the land and water-birds) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one of the 8 forms of Sarasvatī (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the earth (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the uterus or womb (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (feminine) name of a Kiṃnarī (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of an Apsaras (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the wife of Dhara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the wife of Varcasvin (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
yellow jasmine or Jasminum Grandiflorum (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[rel.] name of Devī Frequency rank 15988/72933
noun (feminine) name of a daughter of Devaka
name of several other women (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the fourth night of the civil month (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the mother of Rāhula (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the wife of Buddha Frequency rank 17134/72933
noun (feminine) a country (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
kingdom (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a minute portion of Prakṛti (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the earth (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the ground (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the soil (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[rel.] name of Devī Frequency rank 2616/72933
noun (feminine) name of a mythical club (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Sanseviera Roxburghiana (a plant from the fibres of which bow-strings are made) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[rel.] name of a Śakti of Śiva Frequency rank 67554/72933
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