m. (prob. fr. asura-as if fr. a-sura-and as sita-fr. a-sita-;thought by some to be connected with 2. svar-) a god, divinity, deity (surāṇāṃ hantṛ-m."slayer of the gods", Name of a particular form of fire, son of tapas-) etc.
m. [by false etymology fr. as-ura, understood as a negative: a-sura] god: -kâm inî, f. divine woman, Apsaras: -gana, m. pl. Apsaras-folk; -kârmuka, n. bow of the gods, rainbow; -kula, n. house of god, tem ple; -krita, pp. done by the gods.
noun (masculine) (said to be) kṣura (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a god (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a sage (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a symbolical name for the number "thirty-three" (from the 33 gods) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an idol (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
divinity (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
learned man (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the image of a god (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the sun (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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