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कुरु

कुरु
 kúru [ kuru ]


avas m. pl., N. of a people of India and of their country ( situated near the country of the Pañcālas

hence often connected with Pañcāla or Pañcāla [ see kuru-pañc° below ] : the uttara-kuravaḥ, or uttarāḥ kuravaḥ are the northern Kurus, the most northerly of the four Mahā-dvīpas or principal divisions of the known world [ distinguished from the dakṣiṇāḥ kuravaḥ or southern Kurus MBh. i, 4346 ], by other systems regarded as one of the nine divisions or Varshas of the same

it was probably a country beyond the most northern range of the Him^alaya, often described as a country of everlasting happiness [ AitBr. MBh. etc. ], and considered by some to be the ancient home of the Āryan race )

= ṛtvijas ( priests ) Naigh

= kartāras( ' doers ', fr. √ 1. kṛ ) Comm. on ChUp.

( us ), m. N. of the ancestor of the Kurus ( son of Saṃvaraṇa and Tapatī, daughter of the sun [ MBh. i, 3738 ff. Hariv. 1799 etc. ]

Kuru is the ancestor of both Pāṇḍu and Dhṛta-rāshṭra, though the patronymic derived from his name is usually applied only to the sons of the latter, the sons and descendants of the former being called Pāṇḍavas )

N. of a son of Āgnīdhra and grandson of Priya-vrata VP. BhP.

boiled rice L.

the plant Solanum Jacquini ( = kaṇṭakārikā ) L.

( ūs ), f. a princess of the Kuru race Pāṇ. 4-1, 66 & 176 ( cf. kaurava, etc. )




kúru-kata [ kurukata ]

m. N. of a man, g. gargâdi and anuśatikâdi



kúru-kandaka [ kurukandaka ]

n. horse-radish ( Raphanus sativus ) L.



kúru-kuru-kṣetra [ kurukurukSetra ]

n. the country of the Kurus and Kuru-kshetra Pāṇ. 2-4, 7 Kāś



kúru-kuru-jāṅgala [ kurukurujAGgala ]

n. the country of the Kurus and Kuru-jāṅgala ib.



kúru-kṣetrá [ kurukSetra ]

n. ' the field of the Kurus ', N. of an extensive plain near Delhi ( the scene of the great battles between the Kurus and Pāṇḍus ) AitBr. ŚBr. etc.

( ās ), m. pl. the inhabitants of that country ( renowned for their bravery ) Mn. vii, 193



kúru-kṣetraka [ kurukSetraka ]

ās m. pl. the inhabitants of the Kuru-kshetra VarBṛS.



kúru-kṣetrin [ kurukSetrin ]

mfn. ( with yoga ) a solar day, in the course of which three lunar days, three asterisms, and three yogas occur



kúru-gārhapata [ kurugArhapata ]

n. ? Pāṇ. 6-2, 42



kúru-cara [ kurucara ]

mf ( ī ) n. ifc. f. ā Pāṇ. 4-1, 14 and 15 Pat.



kúru-cilla [ kurucilla ]

m. a crab L.



kúru-jāṅgala [ kurujAGgala ]

n. N. of a country MBh. R. etc.

( ās ), m. pl. the inhabitants of that country MBh. BhP. VarBṛS.



kúru-tīrtha [ kurutIrtha ]

n. N. of a Tīrtha MBh. iii, 7036 ff



kúru-nadikā [ kurunadikA ]

f. = ku-nad° Comm. on Lāṭy



kúru-nandana [ kurunandana ]

m. a descendant of Kuru ( as Arjuna, Yudhishṭhira , etc. ) Bhag. etc.



kúru-pañcālá [ kurupaJcAla ]

ās m. pl. the Kurus and Pañcālas Kāṭh. AitBr. ŚBr. MBh.

-trā' ind. as among the Kurus and Pañcālas ŚBr. iii



kúru-patha [ kurupatha ]

m. ' N. of a man ', kaurupathi



kúru-pāṇḍava [ kurupANDava ]

au, ās m. du. and pl. the descendants of Kuru ( i.e. of Dhṛta-rāshṭra ) and of Pāṇḍu MBh. i, 2234 Rājat



kúru-piśaṅgila [ kurupizaGgila ]

mf ( ā ) n. ? VS. xxiii, 55 f.



kúru-puṃgava [ kurupuMgava ]

m. a Kuru chief ( in the Draupadī- haraṇa applied to the Pāṇḍu princes )



kúru-bāhu [ kurubAhu ]

m. a kind of bird L.



kúru-bilva [ kurubilva ]

m. a ruby L.



kúru-bilvaka [ kurubilvaka ]

m. = kulmāṣa L.



kúru-rāj [ kururAj ]

m. ' lord of the Kurus ', N. of Duryodhana L.



kúru-rāja [ kururAja ]

m. N. of Yudhishṭhira MBh. xvi, 7



kúru-rājya [ kururAjya ]

n. the Kuru realm



kúru-vaṃśa [ kuruvaMza ]

m. N. of a prince VP.



kúru-vaṃśaka [ kuruvaMzaka ]

m. id. ib.



kúru-vatsa [ kuruvatsa ]

m. N. of a prince ( v.l. for -vaśa )



kúru-varṇaka [ kuruvarNaka ]

ās m. pl., N. of a people MBh. vi, 364



kúru-vaśa [ kuruvaza ]

m. N. of a prince BhP. ix, 24, 5 :



kúru-vājapeya [ kuruvAjapeya ]

m. a particular kind of Vājapeya ŚāṅkhŚr. Lāṭy



kúru-vista [ kuruvista ]

m. a Pala of gold ( in weight equal to about 700 troy grains ) Hcat. =



kúru-vṛddha [ kuruvRddha ]

m. N. of Bhīshma Bhag. i, 12



kúru-śrávaṇa [ kuruzravaNa ]

m. N. of a prince RV. x, 32, 9 and 33, 4



kúru-śreṣṭha [ kuruzreSTha ]

m. N. of Arjuna Bhag.



kúru-sattama [ kurusattama ]

m. id. ib.



kúru-suti [ kurusuti ]

m. N. of a Vedic poet ( author of RV. viii, 76-78 )



kúru-hāra [ kuruhAra ]

m. N. of an Agra-hāra Rājat. i, 88