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मूर्धन् mūrdhán [ mUrdhan ]
m. ( cf. Uṇ. i, 158 ) the forehead, head in general, skull, ( fig. ) the highest or first part of anything, top, point, summit, front ( of battle ), commencement, beginning, first, chief ( applied to persons ) cf. RV. &c, &c, ( mūrdhni with √ vṛt etc., to be above everything, prevail
the base ( in geom.
opp. to agra
perhaps w.r. for budhna ) cf. Col.
( in gram. ) the roof or top of the palate ( as one of the 8 Sthanas or places of utterance ) cf. Pāṇ. 1-1, 9 cf. Sch.
( with Buddhists ) ' the summit ', N. of a state of spiritual exaltation cf. Divyâv
mūrdhán-vát [ mUrdhanvat ]
mfn. containing the word mūrdhan cf. TS. cf. ŚBr.
m. N. of a Gandharva cf. TĀr.
of an Āṅgirasa or Vāmadevya ( author of cf. RV. x, 88 ) cf. RVAnukr.