Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Version: 0.1 beta
Last updated: Thu 03/27/2003 11:40 PM
Based on the IITS - Cologne Digital Sanskrit Lexicon
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ṝ 1
the eighth vowel of the alphabet (the corresponding long vowel to and resembling the sound of ri in marine, but after labials more like ru
• it generally only appears in some forms of nouns in , viz. in the gen. pl. of all genders, in the acc. pl. m. and f. and in nom. acc. and voc. pl. n.)
⋙ ṝkāra
○kāra m. the letter or sound TPrāt.
ṝ 2
ind. an interjection of terror L.
• a particle implying reproach
• warding off L.
• a particle used at the beginning of a sentence L.
ṝ 3
ṝs m. a Bhairava L.
• a Dānava L.
• f. the mother of the gods
• of the demons L.
• recollection
• going, motion L.
• n. a breast L.
ṝ 4
for 4. q.v