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 dhruvá [ dhruva ]

mf ( ā' ) n. ( prob. fr. √ dhṛ, but cf. √ dhru and dhruv ) fixed, firm, immovable, unchangeable, constant, lasting, permanent, eternal, RV. etc. ( e.g. the earth, a

mountain, a pillar, a vow etc. ; with svâṅga, n. an inseparable member of the body, Pāṇ. vi, 2, 177 ; with dhenu f. a cow which stands quiet when milked, AV. xii, 1, 45 ; with [[diz

|diś]], f. the point of the heavens directly under the feet [ reckoned among the quarters of the sky, cf. 2. diś ], AV. Br. ; with smṛti f. a strong or retentive memory, ChUp. vii,

26 , 2 ; also under karaṇa and nakṣatra )

staying with ( loc. ), RV. ix, 101, 12

settled, certain, sure, Mn. MBh. Kāv. etc.

ifc. = pāpa, L.

m. the polar star ( personified as son of Uttāna-pāda and grandson of Manu ), GṛS. MBh. etc.

celestial pole, Sūryas.

the unchangeable longitude of fixed stars, a constant arc, ib.

a knot, VS. v, 21 ; 30

a post, stake, L.

the Indian fig-tree, L.

tip of the nose ( ? ), L.

a partic. water-bird, ib.

the remaining ( i.e. preserved ) Graha which having been drawn in the morning is not offered till evening, ŚBr. Vait.

( in music ) the introductory verse of a song ( recurring as a kind of burthen ) or a partic. time or measure ( tāla-viśeṣa )

any epoch to which a computation of dates is referred, W.

N. of an astrol. Yoga

of the syllable Om, RāmatUp.

of Brahmā, L.

of Viṣṇu, MBh.

of Śiva, Śivag.

of a serpent supporting the earth, GṛS.; TĀr.

of a Vasu, MBh.; Hariv.; Pur.

of a son of Vasu-deva and Rohiṇī, BhP.

of an Āṅgirasa ( supposed author of RV. x, 173 ), Anukr.

of a son of Nahusha, MBh.

of a follower of the Pāṇḍus, ib.

of a son of Ranti-nāra ( or Ranti-bhāra ), Pur.

( ā ), f. the largest of the 3 sacrificial ladles, AV. xviii, 4, 5, 6 ( with juhū & upabhṛt ), VS.; ŚBr. etc.

( scil. vṛtti ) a partic. mode of life, Baudh.

( scil. strī ) a virtuous woman, L.

Desmodium Gangeticum, L.

Sanseviera Zeylanica, L.

( in music ) the introductory verse ( cf. above )

n. the fixed point ( from which a departure takes place ), Pāṇ. i, 4, 24

the enduring sound ( supposed to be heard after the Abhinidhāna ), RPrāt.

air, atmosphere, L.

a kind of house, Gal.

( am ), ind. firmly, constantly, certainly, surely

Mn.;  Yājñ.;  MBh.;  Kāv. etc.  

( āya ), ind. for ever, Hariv. [ Cf. Zd. drva. ]

dhruvá-ketu [ dhruvaketu ]

m. a kind of meteor, Var.

dhruvá-kṣít [ dhruvakSit ]

mfn. resting firmly, VS.

dhruvá-kṣiti [ dhruvakSiti ]

( °vá- ), mfn. having a firm position or abode, VS.; BhP.

m. a partic. personification, TĀr.

dhruvá-kṣetra [ dhruvakSetra ]

n. N. of a place, W.

dhruvá-kṣema [ dhruvakSema ]

( °vá- ), mfn. firmly fixed, immovable, RV.

dhruvá-gati [ dhruvagati ]

f. a firm position, BhP.

mfn. going firmly, ib.

dhruvá-gīta-nṛtya [ dhruvagItanRtya ]

n. ( in music ) a partic. dance.

dhruvá-gopá [ dhruvagopa ]

m. protector of the Grahas called Dhruva, Br.; KātyŚr.

dhruvá-cakra [ dhruvacakra ]

n. N. of wk.

dhruvá-carita [ dhruvacarita ]

n. N. of wk.

dhruvá-cyút [ dhruvacyut ]

mfn. shaking the immovable, RV.

dhruvá-tāraka [ dhruvatAraka ]

n. ( Var.; Sch. ).

dhruvá-tārā [ dhruvatArA ]

f. ( Sūryas. ) the polar star.

dhruvá-tva [ dhruvatva ]

n. ( in music ) quick time or measure.

dhruvá-devī [ dhruvadevI ]

f. N. of a princess, L.

dhruvá-naḍi [ dhruvanaDi ]

or f. N. of wk.

dhruvá-naḍī [ dhruvanaDI ]

f. N. of wk.

dhruvá-nṛtya [ dhruvanRtya ]

n. ( in music ) a partic. dance ( cf. -gīta-n° ).

dhruvá-paṭu [ dhruvapaTu ]

m. N. of a prince, L.

dhruvá-pada [ dhruvapada ]

n. N. of wk.

dhruvá-pāla [ dhruvapAla ]

m. N. of an author, Cat.

dhruvá-bhāga [ dhruvabhAga ]

m. the unchangeable longitude of fixed stars, Gaṇit.; Sch.

dhruvá-bhramaṇa [ dhruvabhramaNa ]

n. N. of wk.

-yantra, n. N. of wk.

°ṇâdhikāra m. N. of wk.

dhruvá-maṇḍala [ dhruvamaNDala ]

n. the polar region.

dhruvá-mānasa [ dhruvamAnasa ]

n. N. of wk.

dhruvá-yaṣṭi [ dhruvayaSTi ]

f. the axis of the poles, Gol.

dhruvá-yoni [ dhruvayoni ]

( °vá- ), mfn. having a firm resting-place, VS.

dhruvá-ratnā [ dhruvaratnA ]

f. N. of one of the Mātris attending on Skanda, MBh.

dhruvá-rāja [ dhruvarAja ]

m. N. of a prince, L.

dhruvá-rāhu [ dhruvarAhu ]

m. a form of Rāhu, Var.

dhruvá-lakṣaṇa [ dhruvalakSaNa ]

n. ' the mark of recurring verses ', N. of ch. of PSarv.

dhruvá-śila [ dhruvazila ]

mfn. having a fixed residence, Gaut.

dhruvá-sád [ dhruvasad ]

mfn. resting on firm ground, VS.

dhruvá-saṃdhi [ dhruvasaMdhi ]

m. ' whose alliance is sure ', N. of a son of Su-saṃdhi or Su-shṭ/ and father of Bharata, R.

of a son of Pushya, Ragh.; Pur.

dhruvá-siddhi [ dhruvasiddhi ]

m. ' through whom cure is sure ', N. of a physician, Mālav.

dhruvá-sûkta [ dhruvasUkta ]

n. N. of wk.

dhruvá-sena [ dhruvasena ]

m. N. of 2 Valabhī princes, Inscr.

dhruvá-stuti [ dhruvastuti ]

f. N. of wk.

dhruvá-sthālī' [ dhruvasthAlI ]

f. the vessel for the Graha called Dhruva, TBr.; Lāṭy.

dhruvâkṣara [ dhruvAkSara ]

n. ' the eternal syllable ' Om as N. of Viṣṇu, MBh.

dhruvânanda [ dhruvAnanda ]

m. N. of an author ( with miśra ), Cat.

-mata-vyākhyā f. N. of Comm. on Dhruv^ananda's wk.

dhruvâvarta [ dhruvAvarta ]

m. the point on the crown of the head from which the hairs radiate, Var.

dhruvâśva [ dhruvAzva ]

m. N. of a prince, MatsyaP. ( cf. Zd. drvāspa )

of a partic. sacrificial act, MānGṛ.