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Amarakosha Search
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WordReferenceGenderNumberSynonymsDefinition
meru1.1.52MasculineSingularsumeru, hemādriḥ, ratnasānuḥ, surālayaḥmountain
Monier-Williams Search
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Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
merum. () Name of a fabulous mountain (regarded as the Olympus of Hindu mythology and said to form the central point of jambu-dvīpa-;all the planets revolve round it and it is compared to the cup or seed-vessel of a lotus, the leaves of which are formed by the different dvi1pa-s q.v;the river Ganges falls from heaven on its summit, and flows thence to the surrounding worlds in four streams;the regents of the four quarters of the compass occupy the corresponding faces of the mountain, the whole of which consists of gold and gems;its summit is the residence of brahmā-, and a place of meeting for the gods, ṛṣi-s, gandharva-s etc., when not regarded as a fabulous mountain, it appears to mean the highland of Tartary north of the himālaya-) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
merum. a particular kind of temple View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
merum. the central or most prominent bead in a rosary View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
merum. the most prominent finger-joint in particular positions of the fingers View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
merum. Name of the palace of gāndhāri- (one of the wives of kṛṣṇa-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
merum. of a cakra-vartin- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
merum. (with śāstrin-) of a modern teacher View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
merum. of another man View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
meruf. Name of the wife of nābhi- and mother of ṛṣabha- (see -devī-). View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Macdonell Search
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meru m. N. of a fabulous golden moun- tain in the centre of Gambudvîpa, round which the planets are supposed to revolve; central bead of a rosary; joints protruding in certain positions of the fingers: -kûta, m. or n. summit of Meru; -dhâman, a. hav ing his abode on Mount Meru; -dhvaga, m. N. of a prince; -yantra, n. spindle; -vardh ana, m. N.
Vedabase Search
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meru of the mountain named MeruSB 4.30.5
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meru noun (masculine) a particular kind of temple (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Cakravartin (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a fabulous mountain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a modern teacher (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of another man (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the palace of Gāndhāri (one of the wives of Kṛṣṇa) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
spine the central or most prominent bead in a rosary (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the most prominent finger-joint in particular positions of the fingers (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[Tantrism] name of a special bead in a rosary (K.R. von Kooji (1972), 57)
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