Gir: 11 definitions


Gir 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Gir (गिर्):—1. , girati s. gar .

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Gir (गिर्):—

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Gir (गिर्):—3. (= 2. gar) adj. verschlingend in garagir, muhurgir .

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Gir (गिर्):—2.

2) b) evaṃ sa vijñāpyo girā mama so v. a. in meinem Namen [Kathāsaritsāgara 121, 263.] — d) [Spr. 3939.] — e) Bez. einer best. mystischen Silbe [WEBER, Rāmatāpanīya Upaniṣad 308.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Gir (गिर्):—1. , girate s.u. 1. gar mit sam.

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Gir (गिर्):—2. —

1) Adj. Subst. anrufend , Lobsänger.

2) f. — a) Wort , Ruf , Spruch , Preis , Lob. — b) Sg. und Pl. Rede , Sprache , Worte Ausspruch. tadgirā nach seinem Ausspruch , auf seinen Rath [119,25.] girā mama so v.a. in meinem Namen. girāṃ patiḥ ([Varāhamihira’s Yogayātrā 4,18]) und girāṃ prabhaviṣṇuḥ Bez. Bṛhaspati’s des Planeten Jupiter. giraṅkuśena [Mahābhārata 4,2105] fehlerhaft für girāṅkuśena. — c) Stimme. — d) die Göttin der Rede , Sarasvatī. — e) eine best. mystische Silbe.

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Gir (गिर्):—3. , girati , te s. 2. gar.

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Gir (गिर्):—4. Adj. verschlingend.

context information

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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