Narasimha, Narasiṃha, Nārasiṃha, Narasingha, Nara-simha: 42 definitions

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

Narasiṃha (नरसिंह):—(nara + siṃha) m.

1) ein Löwe unter den Menschen, ehrenvolle Bez. grosser Krieger [Mahābhārata 6, 503. 10, 558.] [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 89, 5.] —

2) halb Mensch halb Löwe, Viṣṇu in seiner 4ten Erscheinung auf der Erde um Hiraṇyakaśipu zu bekämpfen, [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] [Harivaṃśa 12708. 12710.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 18, 8.] [Prabodhacandrodaja 2, 4.] [Scholiast] zu [Śākuntala 162.] purāṇa [Oxforder Handschriften No. 138.] sahasranāmāni [MACK. Coll. II, 60.] —

3) Nomen proprium des Vaters des Königs Bhairava (vgl. narasiṃhadeva) [Oxforder Handschriften No. 267.] verschiedener Autoren [124,a.] (= śābdikanarasiṃha) [182,b.] [Weber’s Indische Studien.1,471,1.] eines Fürsten von Vijayanagara [ Kunde des Morgenlandes 1, 104.] narasiṃhapaṇḍita [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 530.] narasiṃhasūri [739.] narasiṃhapārijāta Titel einer von Narasiṃha verfassten Schrift [MACK. Coll. I, 24.] — Vgl. nārasiṃha, nṛsiṃha, narahari .

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Nārasiṃha (नारसिंह):—(von narasiṃha)

1) adj. f. ī auf Viṣṇu in seiner Erscheinung als halb Mensch halb Löwe bezüglich, ihm eigen u.s.w.: vapus [Mahābhārata 3, 15837. 12, 12942.] [Harivaṃśa 2276.] rūpa [5866. 12651.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 1, 3, 18.] prādurbhāva [Harivaṃśa 12609. 2237.] śakti [Oxforder Handschriften 25,b, Nalopākhyāna 5. 81,a,4 v. u.] upapurāṇa, purāṇa [?40,b,32. 82,a,6 v. u. 113,b. Madhusūdanasarasvatī’s Prasthānabheda in Weber’s Indische Studien.1,18.] tantra [Oxforder Handschriften No. 151 (97,a).] kalpa s. u. kalpa 2,d. Als Beiw. von Viṣṇu mit narasiṃha zusammenfallend: vajranakhāya vidmahe tīkṣṇadaṃṣṭrāya dhīmahi . tanno nārasiṃhaḥ pracodayāt [Taittirīyāraṇyaka 10, 1, 7.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 6, 8, 32. 7, 8, 42.] —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Mannes Inschr. in [Journ. of the Am. Or. S. 6, 544, 2.] —

3) Nomen proprium einer Stadt Vie de [HIOUENTHSANG 97.]

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Narasiṃha (नरसिंह):—

2) dvādaśī [Oxforder Handschriften 58,a,27.] manu [106,a,20.] yantra [94,b,12.] —

3) narasiṃhena rājñā nāgapure pure [Kathāsaritsāgara 121, 145.] bhaṭṭa [HALL 158.] kavirāja [Oxforder Handschriften 316,a, No. 751.]

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

Narasiṃha (नरसिंह):——

1) m. ein Löwe unter den Menschen , ehrenvolle Rez. grosser Krieger.

2) halb Mensch halb Löwe (Viṣṇu in seinem 4ten Avatāra). —

3) Nomen proprium verschiedener Fürsten und Autoren. Auch kavi ([Private libraries (Gustav) 1,6009]), kavirāja , paṇḍita und sūri.

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Nārasiṃha (नारसिंह):——

1) Adj. (f. ī) auf Viṣṇu in seiner Erscheinung als halb Mensch halb Löwe bezüglich , ihm eigen u.s.w. —

2) m. — a) der 16te Kalpa 2)h). — b) = narasiṃha Viṣṇu als halb Mensch halb Löwe. — c) Nomen proprium eines Mannes. —

3) n. Nomen proprium einer Stadt.

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