Kira, Kīra: 21 definitions


Kira means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kira (किर):—nom. ag. von 3. kar [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 1, 135.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 26, 32.] — m. ein wildes Schwein [Amarakoṣa 2, 5, 2.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1287.] Vgl. kiṭi, kiri .

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Kīra (कीर):—

1) m. a) Papagei [Amarakoṣa 2, 5, 21.] [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 5, 17.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1335.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 2, 402.] [Medinīkoṣa r. 16.] [Vetālapañcaviṃśati 19, 14.] — b) das Land und die Bewohner (pl.) von Kaśmīra [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 1, 8.] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] [Mudrārākṣasa 112, 1.] in Verbindung mit kāśmīra [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 14, 29] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 242.] —

2) n. Fleisch (vgl. kīna) [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Kira (किर):—vgl. mṛtkirā .

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Kīra (कीर):—

1) a) [HĀLA 74. 312.] — b) [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S.4,23. 32,19.] [Oxforder Handschriften 339,b,42.] — Vgl. paṅka, vākkīra, goṇḍakīrī, rāmakīrī .

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

Kira (किर):——

1) Adj. (f. ā) ausstreuend u.s.w. —

2) m. Wildschwein.

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Kīra (कीर):——

1) m. — a) Papagei [Indische sprüche 7669.] — b) Pl. Nomen proprium eines Volkes. —

2) *n. Fleisch.

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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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