Griha, Gṛha: 31 definitions


Griha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Griha has 29 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Gṛha can be transliterated into English as Grha or Griha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Gṛha (गृह):—

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Gṛha (गृह):—

3) gṛhaiḥ saha mit der Familie [Kathāsaritsāgara 20, 21.] gāḍho gṛheṣu grahaḥ [Spr. 1973.] = gṛhastha [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 11, 8, 9.] —

4) auch ein astrologisches Haus [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka 1, 16. 4, 20. 5, 13.] —

6) Bez. des 4ten astrologischen Hauses [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka 1, 16.]

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

Gṛha (गृह):——

1) m. der Handreichung thut , Diener.

2) m. n. (später) Haus , Wohnstatt. mṛnmaya so v.a. Grab. adharāt die Unterwelt. Sehr häutig Pl. das Haus als ein aus mehreren Räumen und Gebäuden bestehendes. In Verbindung mit einem Götternamen Tempel , mit einem Pflanzennamen Laube [305,11.] —

3) m. Pl. — a) die Bewohner des Hauses , die Familie. — b) Hausfrau , Gattin.

4) m. Haushalter , -herr.

5) n. — a) Zodiakalbild. — b) ein astrologisches Haus. — c) das 4te astrologische Haus. — d) Feld auf einem Spielbrett [Indische studien von Weber 13,472.] [Kād. (1872) 6,9.] — e) *Name.

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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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