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महा (1)

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mahā' [ mahA ]


in comp. for mahat ( in, RV. ii, 22, 1 and iii, 23 ; 49, 1 used for mahat as an independent word in acc. sg. mahā'm = mahāntam )




mahā'-kaṅkara [ mahAkaGkara ]

m. or n. ( ? ) a partic. high number, Buddh.



mahā'-kaccha [ mahAkaccha ]

m. a high Cedrena Toona, MBh.

' having vast shores ', the sea, L.

Varuṇa, god of the sea, L.

a mountain, L.



mahā'-kaṭi-taṭa-śroṇī [ mahAkaTitaTazroNI ]

f. ( a woman ) having large hips and buttocks, MW.



mahā'-kaṇṭakinī [ mahAkaNTakinI ]

f. ' having large thorns ', Cactus Indicus, L.



mahā'-kathaha-cakra [ mahAkathahacakra ]

( °hâk° ), n. a partic. magical diagram, Cat.



mahā'-kadambaka [ mahAkadambaka ]

m. a species of large Kadamba, L.



mahā'-kanda [ mahAkanda ]

m. garlic, radish and other tuberous plants, L.

Hingtsha Repens

n. dry ginger, L.



mahā'-kanya [ mahAkanya ]

m., N. of a man

pl. of his descendants, Pravar



mahā'-kaparda [ mahAkaparda ]

m. a species of shell, MW.



mahā'-kapāla [ mahAkapAla ]

m. ' large-headed ', N. of a Rākshasa, R.

of one of the attendants of Śiva, L.



mahā'-kapi [ mahAkapi ]

m. ' great ape ', N. of a king, Hariv.

of one of the attendants of Śiva, L.

of one of the 34 incarnations of Buddha, Jātakam



mahā'-kapittha [ mahAkapittha ]

m. Aegle Marmelos, L.

red garlic, A.



mahā'-kapila-pañca-rātra [ mahAkapilapaJcarAtra ]

n., N. of a work.



mahā'-kapota [ mahAkapota ]

m. a species of serpent, Suśr.



mahā'-kapola [ mahAkapola ]

m. ' great-cheeked ', N. of one of the attendants of Śiva, L.



mahā'-kambu [ mahAkambu ]

mfn. stark naked ( said of Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-kara [ mahAkara ]

m. a large hand, W.

a large revenue or rent, MW.

' having great rays ', N. of a Buddha, Lalit.

mfn. large-handed

having a large revenue, W.



mahā'-karañja [ mahAkaraJja ]

m. Galedupa Piscidia, Bhpr.



mahā'-karabha [ mahAkarabha ]

m. or n. ( ? ) a partic. high number, Buddh.



mahā'-karambha [ mahAkarambha ]

m. a partic. poisonous plant, Suśr.



mahā'-karuṇa [ mahAkaruNa ]

mfn. very compassionate ( -tā f. ), Buddh. ( ā ), f. general compassionateness, Lalit.

-puṇḍarīka n., N. of a Sūtra, Buddh.

°ṇ˘ā-candri m., N. of a Bodhi-sattva, Lalit.



mahā'-karkāru [ mahAkarkAru ]

m. a species of plant, Buddh.



mahā'-karṇa [ mahAkarNa ]

mfn. having large ears ( said of Śiva ), MBh.

m., N. of a Nāga, Hariv.

( ī ), f., N. of one of the Mātṛs attending on Skanda, MBh.



mahā'-karṇi [ mahAkarNi ]

m., N. of a man, MBh.

-kāra m. Cathartocarpus ( Cassia ) Fistula, L.



mahā'-karman [ mahAkarman ]

n. a great work, AitBr.

mfn. accomplishing great works ( said of Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-kalā [ mahAkalA ]

f. the night of the new moon, Cat.



mahā'-kalopa [ mahAkalopa ]

m. pl. N. of a Śākhā or school, Caraṇ. ( -kālopa, -kāpola )



mahā'-kalpa [ mahAkalpa ]

m. a great cycle of time, MBh., Pur., Buddh.

N. of Śiva, MBh. ( = divya-bhūṣaṇa, Sch. )



mahā'-kalyāṇa [ mahAkalyANa ]

n. a partic. drug, Suśr. ( kalyāṇaka )



mahā'-kalyāṇaka [ mahAkalyANaka ]

mfn. very excellent, Suśr., Bhpr.



mahā'-kavi [ mahAkavi ]

m. a great or classical poet, Piṅg., Comm. ( -kāvya )

N. of Śukra, Cat.



mahā'-kātyāyana [ mahAkAtyAyana ]

m., N. of a disciple of Buddha, Buddh.



mahā'-kānta [ mahAkAnta ]

m. ' very pleasing ', N. of Śiva, L.

( ā ), f. the earth, L.



mahā'-kāpola [ mahAkApola ]

m. pl. a partic. school of the Sāma-veda, Āryav



mahā'-kāya [ mahAkAya ]

mfn. large-bodied, of great stature, tall, bulky, MBh., R., Pañcat. etc. ( -tva n. )

m. an elephant, L.

N. of Viṣṇu, DhyānabUp.

of Śiva, MBh.

of a being attending on Śiva, MBh.

of a king of the Garuḍas, Buddh.

( ā ), f., N. of one of the Mātṛs attending on Skanda, MBh.

-śiro-dhara mfn. having a large body and strong neck, R.



mahā'-kāyika [ mahAkAyika ]

m., N. of Viṣṇu, Viṣṇ



mahā'-kāra [ mahAkAra ]

( °hâk° ), mfn. ' large-formed ', great, extensive, Rājat

m. pl. N. of a country belonging to Madhya-deśa, L.



mahā'-kāraṇa [ mahAkAraNa ]

n. first cause

-prakaraṇa n., N. of a work.



mahā'-kāruṇika [ mahAkAruNika ]

mfn. exceedingly compassionate, Lalit.



mahā'-kārtayaśa [ mahAkArtayaza ]

n., N. of a Sāman, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-kārttikī [ mahAkArttikI ]

f. the night of full moon in the month Kārttika ( when the moon is in the constellation Rohiṇī ), PadmaP., Hcat



mahā'-kāla [ mahAkAla ]

m. a form of Śiva in his character of destroyer ( being then represented black and of terrific aspect ) or a place sacred to that form of Śiva, MBh., Kāv. etc.

N. of one of Śiva's attendants, MBh., Hariv., Kathās. etc. ( -tva, n., Hariv. )

of Viṣṇu, DhyānabUp.

= viṣṇu-rūpâkhaṇḍa-daṇḍāyamāna-samaya ( ? ), L.

N. of a teacher, Cat.

of a species of cucumber, Trichosanthes Palmata, Kāv

the mango tree ( ? ), W.

( with Jainas ) one of the 9 treasures, L.

N. of a mythical mountain, Kāraṇḍ

( ī ), f., N. of Durgā in her terrific form, MBh., Buddh.

of one of Durgā's attendants, W.

( with Jainas ) of one of the 16 Vidyā-devīs, Hemac

of a goddess who executed the commands of the 5th Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī, ib.

n., N. of a Liṅga in Ujjayinī, Kathās

-kavaca n. -khaṇḍa m. n. ( ? ), -tantra n., N. of works.

-pura n. ' Mahā-kāla's city ', Ujjayinī, Inscr.

-bhairava-tantre śarabha-kavaca n. -mata n. yoga-śāstre -khecarī-vidyā f. -rudrôdita-stotra n. -saṃhitā f. ( and -°tā-kūṭa m. or n. ), -sahasranāman n. -stotra, n., N. of a work.

°lī-tantra n. °lī-mata n., N. of works.

°lī-yantra n., N. of a partic. magical diagram, MW.

°lī-sûkta n., N. of a work.

°lêśvara n., N. of a Liṅga at Ujjayinī, Cat.



mahā'-kālaveya [ mahAkAlaveya ]

or m. pl. N. of a S10ākhā or school, L.



mahā'-kāleta [ mahAkAleta ]

m. pl. N. of a S10ākhā or school, L.



mahā'-kāleya [ mahAkAleya ]

n., N. of a Sāman, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-kālopa [ mahAkAlopa ]

m. pl. N. of a school ( -kalopa )



mahā'-kāvya [ mahAkAvya ]

n. a great or classical poem ( applied as a distinguishing title to 6 chief artificial poems, viz. the Raghu-vaṃśa, Kumārasambhava and Megha-dūta by Kālidāsa, the Śiśupāla-vadha by Māgha, the Kirātârjunīya by Bhāravi and the Naishadha-carita by Śrī-harsha

accord. to some the Bhaṭṭi-kāvya is also a Māgha ), Kāvyâd., Pratāp. ( IW. 452 )



mahā'-kāśa [ mahAkAza ]

m., N. of a Varsha, MBh.



mahā'-kāśa-bhairava-kalpe-śarabhêśvara-kavaca [ mahAkAzabhairavakalpezarabhezvarakavaca ]

( °hâk° ), n., N. of a work.



mahā'-kāśī [ mahAkAzI ]

f., N. of the tutelary goddess of the Mataṃga-jas, Cat.



mahā'-kāśyapa [ mahAkAzyapa ]

m., N. of a disciple of Buddha, MWB. 193 ; 510



mahā'-kīṭa-parvata [ mahAkITaparvata ]

m., N. of a mountain, Buddh.



mahā'-kīrtana [ mahAkIrtana ]

n. a house, L.



mahā'-kīrti [ mahAkIrti ]

mfn. high-renowned, R.



mahā'-kuṇḍa [ mahAkuNDa ]

m., N. of one of the attendants of Śiva, L.

of a man, Vīrac



mahā'-kumāra [ mahAkumAra ]

m. an hereditary prince, L.



mahā'-kumudā [ mahAkumudA ]

f. Gmelina Arborea, L.



mahā'-kumbhī [ mahAkumbhI ]

f. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-kula [ mahAkula ]

n. a great or noble family, MBh., Hit. etc.

( -kulá ), mfn. being of a great or noble family, high-born, RV., Kām. etc.

°lôtpanna ( Sāy., Kathās. ) or °lôdbhava ( MW. ), mfn. sprung from a great or noble family



mahā'-kulīna [ mahAkulIna ]

mf ( ā ) n. = prec., Mn., MBh., Kāv.

-tā f. noble birth, Pratāp



mahā'-kuśa [ mahAkuza ]

m., N. of a Cakra-vartin, Buddh.



mahā'-kuṣṭha [ mahAkuSTha ]

n. ' severe cutaneous eruption ', N. of 7 forms of cutaneous eruption, Suśr.



mahā'-kusumikā [ mahAkusumikA ]

f. Gmelina Arborea, Bhpr.



mahā'-kuha [ mahAkuha ]

m. a species of parasitical worm, Bhpr., Car. ( -guha )



mahā'-kūpa [ mahAkUpa ]

m. a deep well, Cat.



mahā'-kūrma [ mahAkUrma ]

m., N. of a king, Hariv.



mahā'-kūla [ mahAkUla ]

mf ( ā ) n. having high banks, Nir

high-born ( = -kula ), L.



mahā'-kṛcchra [ mahAkRcchra ]

n. great penance ( used as N. of Viṣṇu ), MBh.



mahā'-kṛtyā-parimala [ mahAkRtyAparimala ]

m. a kind of magical spell, Cat.



mahā'-kṛṣṇa [ mahAkRSNa ]

m. ' very black ', a species of serpent, Suśr.



mahā'-ketu [ mahAketu ]

mfn. having a great banner ( said of Siva ) ', MBh.



mahā'-keśa [ mahAkeza ]

mfn. having strong hair ( said of Śiva ), ib.



mahā'-kailāsadaṇḍaka [ mahAkailAsadaNDaka ]

m., N. of a work.



mahā'-kośa [ mahAkoza ]

m. a large sheath, R.

mfn. having a large sheath, MW.

having a large scrotum ( said of Śiva ), MBh.

( ī ), f., N. of the tutelary goddess of the Mataṃga-jas, Cat. ( v.l. -kāśī )

of a river, Kum

-phalā f. a species of gourd, L.



mahā'-kośātakī [ mahAkozAtakI ]

f. a kind of gourd, Bhpr.



mahā'-kauṣītaka [ mahAkauSItaka ]

n., N. of a Vedic wk., GṛS., AV. Pariś



mahā'-kauṣītaki [ mahAkauSItaki ]

m., N. of a teacher

-brāhmaṇa n., N. of a Brāhmaṇa, L.



mahā'-kauṣṭhila [ mahAkauSThila ]

or m., N. of a disciple of Buddha, Buddh.



mahā'-kauṣṭhilya [ mahAkauSThilya ]

m., N. of a disciple of Buddha, Buddh.



mahā'-kratu [ mahAkratu ]

m. a great sacrifice, MBh., R., Ragh. ( -yajña )



mahā'-krama [ mahAkrama ]

m. ' wide-striding ', N. of Viṣṇu, L.



mahā'-krūrā [ mahAkrUrA ]

f., N. of a Yoginī, Hcat



mahā'-krodha [ mahAkrodha ]

mfn. very inclined to wrath, MBh.

N. of Śiva, RTL. 106, n. 1



mahā'-kṣa [ mahAkSa ]

( °hâkṣa ), mfn. having great eyes ( N. of Śiva ), MBh.

-paṭalika m. a chief keeper of archives, Bālar



mahā'-kṣatrapa [ mahAkSatrapa ]

m. a great satrap, Inscr.



mahā'-kṣapaṇaka [ mahAkSapaNaka ]

m., N. of an author, Cat.



mahā'-kṣāra [ mahAkSAra ]

m. a kind of natron, L.



mahā'-kṣīra [ mahAkSIra ]

m. sugarcane, L.

( ā ), f. a female buffalo, L.



mahā'-kṣobhya [ mahAkSobhya ]

( °hâk° ), m. or n. ( ? ) a partic. high number, Buddh.



mahā'-kṣauhiṇī [ mahAkSauhiNI ]

( °hâk°

in alg. ), f. id. ( 1 with twenty-four ciphers ), L.



mahā'-khaṇḍana [ mahAkhaNDana ]

m., N. of two wks.



mahā'-kharva [ mahAkharva ]

m. n. a high number, 10 billions ( ? ), MW.



mahā'-khallava [ mahAkhallava ]

or m. pl. N. of a school, L.



mahā'-khalvala [ mahAkhalvala ]

m. pl. N. of a school, L.



mahā'-khāta [ mahAkhAta ]

n. a deep ditch or moat, Hcar.

mfn. having a large ditch or moat, Hit.



mahā'-khyāta [ mahAkhyAta ]

mfn. greatly renowned, Pañcar.



mahā'-ga [ mahAga ]

mfn. ( ? ) great, prosperous, W.



mahā'-gaṅgā [ mahAgaGgA ]

f. ' the great Gaṅgā ', N. of a river, MBh.



mahā'-gaja [ mahAgaja ]

m. a great elephant, BhP.

one of the elephant that support the earth ( dik-karin ), R.

-lakṣaṇa n., N. of a work.



mahā'-gaṇá [ mahAgaNa ]

m. a great multitude, great assembly or crowd, great corporate body, AV., MBh., Śāntik., Var

a partic. high number ( 1 with 14 ciphers ), L.

-pati m. ' great leader of ( Śiva's ) hosts ', N. of Gaṇêśa or a form of Gaṇêśa, Yājñ., Hariv. ( RTL. 217 )

°ti-kalpe pañca-triṃśatpīṭhikā f. °ti-vidyā f. °ti-sahasra- nāma-stotra n. °ti-stava-rāja m. °ti-stotra, n., N. of works.



mahā'-gaṇêśa [ mahAgaNeza ]

m., N. of Gaṇêśa, Cat.

-purāṇe gaṇêśagītā f. pl. N. of a work.



mahā'-gati [ mahAgati ]

( prob. ) f. a partic. high number, Buddh. - 1



mahā'-gada [ mahAgada ]

( °hâg° ), m. ' great remedy ', a kind of drug, Suśr. - 2



mahā'-gada [ mahAgada ]

m. great sickness, Suśr., Car.

fever, L.

a partic. sickness, Car. - 3



mahā'-gada [ mahAgada ]

mfn. having a great club, BhP.



mahā'-gandha [ mahAgandha ]

mf ( ā ) n. having a strong odour, very fragrant, Hariv.

m. Calamus Rotang, L.

Wrightia Antidysenterica, L.

( ā ), f. Uraria Lagopodioides, L.

N. of a flower, L.

of Cāmuṇḍā, L.

n. a kind of sandal-wood, L.

myrrh, L.

-hastin m., N. of a very efficacious remedy, Car.



mahā'-gayá [ mahAgaya ]

mfn. having a great household ( said of Agni ), RV. ix, 66, 20



mahā'-garta [ mahAgarta ]

m., N. of Śiva, Śivag



mahā'-garbha [ mahAgarbha ]

mfn. ' having a large womb ' ( or m. ' a large womb ' ), N. of Śiva, MBh.

m., N. of a Dānava, Hariv.



mahā'-gala [ mahAgala ]

mfn. long-necked or thick-necked, MBh.



mahā'-gava [ mahAgava ]

m. Bos Gavaeus, L.



mahā'-gastya-saṃhitā [ mahAgastyasaMhitA ]

( °hâg° ), f., N. of a work.



mahā'-giri [ mahAgiri ]

m. a great mountain, Lāṭy., TĀr., R., Pur.

N. of a Dānava, Hariv.

( with Jainas ) of a Sthavira, L.



mahā'-gīta [ mahAgIta ]

m. ' great singer ', N. of Śiva, MBh.



mahā'-guṇa [ mahAguNa ]

m. a chief quality, cardinal virtue, Kām

mfn. possessing great excellencies, distinguished, very meritorious, MBh., Prab

very efficacious, Suśr.

m., N. of a teacher, Buddh.

-tva n. the possession of great properties or virtues, Suśr.



mahā'-guru [ mahAguru ]

m. a very venerable person, ĀśvGṛ., KālP. etc.



mahā'-gulmā [ mahAgulmA ]

f. the Soma plant, L.



mahā'-guha [ mahAguha ]

m. a species of parasitical worm, ŚārṅgS. ( -kuha )

( ā ), f. Hemionitis Cordifolia, L.



mahā'-gṛṣṭi [ mahAgRSTi ]

f. a cow with a large hump, Pāṇ.



mahā'-gṛha [ mahAgRha ]

n. a large house, Mṛcch



mahā'-godhūma [ mahAgodhUma ]

m. coarse-grained wheat, Bhpr.



mahā'-gaurī [ mahAgaurI ]

f. one of the 9 forms of Durgā, Cat.

N. of a river, MBh., MārkP.



mahā'-gaurīvita [ mahAgaurIvita ]

n., N. of a Sāman, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-gni [ mahAgni ]

( °hâg° ), m., N. of a work.



mahā'-gni-cayana [ mahAgnicayana ]

n. ( and °na-kārikā f. °na- prayoga m. °na-vyākhyā f. °na-sūtra n. ) N. of a work.



mahā'-gni-sarvasva [ mahAgnisarvasva ]

n., N. of a work.



mahā'-granthika [ mahAgranthika ]

mfn. ( in med. ) forming great knots, Suśr.



mahā'-graha [ mahAgraha ]

m. ' the great planet ', N. of Rāhu, Hariv.

of the planet Saturn, L.



mahā'-grahāyaṇī [ mahAgrahAyaNI ]

( °hâgr° ), f., N. of the 15th day of the first half of the month Āgrahāyaṇa, L.



mahā'-grāmá [ mahAgrAma ]

m. a great multitude, RV.

a great village, Rājat

N. of the ancient capital of Ceylon ( said to be the ? of Ptolemy and the modern Māgama ), L.

pl. N. of a people, R.



mahā'-grāha [ mahAgrAha ]

m. a great shark, MBh.



mahā'-grīva [ mahAgrIva ]

mfn. long-necked ( said of Śiva ), MBh.

m. a camel, L.

N. of one of Śiva's attendants, Hariv.

pl. N. of a people, Var., MārkP.



mahā'-grīvin [ mahAgrIvin ]

m. ' long-necked ', a camel, L.



mahā'-ghaṭa [ mahAghaTa ]

m. a great pitcher, Cat. ( accord. to others, a proper N. )



mahā'-ghaṇṭā-dhara [ mahAghaNTAdhara ]

mf ( ā ) n. having a large bell, R.



mahā'-ghasa [ mahAghasa ]

m. ' great eater ', N. of one of Śiva's attendants, L.



mahā'-ghāsa [ mahAghAsa ]

mfn. abounding with grass or fodder, W.

m. = mahato mahatyā vā ghāsaḥ, Pāṇ. 6-3, 46, Vārtt. 1



mahā'-ghūrṇā [ mahAghUrNA ]

f. spirituous liquor, L.



mahā'-ghṛta [ mahAghRta ]

n. ghee kept a long time ( used for medicinal purposes ), Suśr.



mahā'-ghoṇṭā [ mahAghoNTA ]

f. the big jujube, L.



mahā'-ghora [ mahAghora ]

mfn. very terrible or formidable, MBh., R., Kathās

m., N. of a hell, L.



mahā'-ghoṣa [ mahAghoSa ]

mf ( ā ) n. loud-sounding, MBh.

m. a loud noise, L.

( ā ), f. Boswellia Thurifera, L.

= karkaṭa-śṛṅgī ( or a kind of gall-nut ), L.

= śṛṅgī, L.

n. a market, L.

-svara-rāja m., N. of a Bodhi-sattva, Buddh.

°ṣânugā f., N. of a Tantra deity, ib.

°ṣêśvara m., N. of a king of the Yakshas, ib.



mahā'-ṅga [ mahAGga ]

( °hâṅga ), mfn. having a great body or limbs ( said of Śiva ), MBh.

m. ( only, L. ) a camel

a kind of rat

Asteracantha Longifolia

Plumbago Zeylanica



mahā'-cakra [ mahAcakra ]

n. a great wheel, a great discus, RāmatUp., MBh.

the mystic circle or assembly in the Śākta ceremonial, RTL. 196

m. ' having a great wheel or discus ', N. of a Dānava, Hariv. ( v.l. -vaktra )

-praveśajñāna-mudrā f., N. of a Mudrā ( q.v. ), Buddh.

-vartin m. a great emperor or universal monarch ( °ti-tā f. the rank of a great emperor ), Kathās

-vāḍa or -vāla m., N. of a mythical mountain, Buddh.



mahā'-cañcū [ mahAcaJcU ]

f. a species of culinary plant, L.



mahā'-caṇḍa [ mahAcaNDa ]

m. a very violent or passionate man, W.

N. of one of Yama's two servants, L.

of one of Śiva's attendants, L.

( ā ), f., N. of Cāmuṇḍā, L.

( ī ), f., N. of a female attendant of Durgā, L.



mahā'-caturaka [ mahAcaturaka ]

m., N. of a jackal, Pañcat



mahā'-candra [ mahAcandra ]

m., N. of a man, Divyâv



mahā'-capalā [ mahAcapalA ]

f. a kind of metre, Col., Piṅg., Sch.



mahā'-camasa [ mahAcamasa ]

m., N. of a man

cf. māhācamasya



mahā'-camū [ mahAcamU ]

f. a large army, a great battalion, in su- m°, MBh.



mahā'-campā [ mahAcampA ]

f., N. of a country or kingdom, Buddh.



mahā'-caryā [ mahAcaryA ]

f. ' great course of life ', the course of life of a Bodhi-sattva, Kathās



mahā'-cala [ mahAcala ]

( °hâc° ), m. a great mountain, R., MārkP.

( with Buddhists ) one of the 7 lower regions, Dharmas. 123



mahā'-cārī [ mahAcArI ]

f. the speaking of the Nāndī ( q.v. ), L.



mahā'-cārya [ mahAcArya ]

( °hâc° ), m. ' the great teacher ', N. of Śiva, Śivag

( ? ) N. of an author, Cat.



mahā'-cit [ mahAcit ]

f. great intelligence ( -tva n. ), Up.



mahā'-citta [ mahAcitta ]

g. sutaṃgamâdi

( ā ), f., N. of an Apsaras, L.



mahā'-citra-pāṭala [ mahAcitrapATala ]

a species of plant, Buddh.



mahā'-cīna [ mahAcIna ]

m. Great China

pl. the inhabitants of that country, Buddh., Cat.



mahā'-cunda [ mahAcunda ]

m., N. of a Buddhist mendicant, Buddh.



mahā'-cūḍā [ mahAcUDA ]

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



mahā'-cūta [ mahAcUta ]

m. a species of mango tree, L.



mahā'-caitanya [ mahAcaitanya ]

mfn. being the great intellect, Up.



mahā'-chada [ mahAchada ]

m. Lipeocercis Serrata, L.



mahā'-chāya [ mahAchAya ]

m. the Indian fig-tree, L.



mahā'-chidrā [ mahAchidrA ]

f. a species of medicinal plant, L. - 1



mahā'-já [ mahAja ]

( °hâja ), m. a large he-goat, ŚBr., Yājñ. - 2



mahā'-ja [ mahAja ]

mfn. high-born, noble, W.



mahā'-jaṅgha [ mahAjaGgha ]

m. ' great-legged ', a camel, L.



mahā'-jajñu [ mahAjajJu ]

m., N. of a mythical teacher, Baudh.



mahā'-jaṭa [ mahAjaTa ]

mfn. wearing a great braid or coil of matted hair ( N. of Śiva ), MBh.

( ā ), f. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-jatru [ mahAjatru ]

mfn. having a great collar-bone ( N. of Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-jana [ mahAjana ]

m. ( sg

rarely pl. ) a great multitude of men, the populace ( °ne ind. in the presence of a great number of men, in public ), MBh., R., Kāv. etc.

a great or eminent man, great persons, Pañcat

the chief or head of a trade or caste, MW.

a merchant ( ? ), Pañcat

mfn. ( a house ) occupied by a great number of men, MBh.



mahā'-janīya [ mahAjanIya ]

mfn. = mahāñ jano yasya, Pāṇ., Vārtt



mahā'-japá [ mahAjapa ]

m. a partic. personification, MaitrS.



mahā'-jambu [ mahAjambu ]

or f. a species of plant, Bhpr.



mahā'-jambū [ mahAjambU ]

f. a species of plant, Bhpr.



mahā'-jambha [ mahAjambha ]

m., N. of one of Śiva's attendants, L.



mahā'-jaya [ mahAjaya ]

mfn. very victorious, MW.

m., N. of a Nāga, MBh.

( ā ), f., N. of Durgā, L.



mahā'-java [ mahAjava ]

mf ( ā ) n. very impetuous, victorious swift, victorious fleet, very rapid, MBh., R., BhP.

m. an antelope, L.

( ā ), f., N. of one of the Mātṛs attending on Skanda, MBh. ( v.l. mano-javā )



mahā'-jātaka [ mahAjAtaka ]

n. ' the great Jātaka ', N. of one of the best and most often recited Jātakas of the Buddha, MWB. 113.



mahā'-jāti [ mahAjAti ]

f. Gaertnera Racemosa, L.



mahā'-jātīya [ mahAjAtIya ]

mfn. moderately large, Pāṇ. 6-3, 46

of an excellent sort or species, W.



mahā'-jānu [ mahAjAnu ]

m. ' large-kneed ', N. of a Brāhman, MBh.

of one of Śiva's attendants, L.



mahā'-jābāla [ mahAjAbAla ]

m., N. of a man, Pāṇ. 6-2, 38



mahā'-jālini [ mahAjAlini ]

( m. c. for °nī ), f. a species of plant, Car.



mahā'-jālī [ mahAjAlI ]

f. ( only, L. ) a species of Ghoshā with yellowish flowers

a species of Kośātakī with red flowers

a species of creeper

a kind of factitious salt



mahā'-jihva [ mahAjihva ]

mfn. long-tongued ( said of Śiva ), MBh.

m., N. of a Daitya, Hariv.



mahā'-jñāna-gītā [ mahAjJAnagItA ]

f., N. of a Tantra deity, Buddh.



mahā'-jñāna-yutā [ mahAjJAnayutA ]

f., N. of the goddess Manasā, Cat.



mahā'-jñānin [ mahAjJAnin ]

m. ' knowing much ', N. of Śiva, Śivag

a great soothsayer, Kathās



mahā'-jyaiṣṭhī [ mahAjyaiSThI ]

f., N. of a night of full moon coinciding with certain phenomena in the heavens in the month Jyaishṭha, Tithyād



mahā'-jyotis [ mahAjyotis ]

m. ' having great splendour ', N. of Śiva, Śivag

°tiṣ-matī f. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-jvara [ mahAjvara ]

m. great affliction, Kathās

°râṅkuśa m. a mixture used as a remedy for fever, Bhpr., Rasêndrac



mahā'-jvāla [ mahAjvAla ]

mfn. blazing greatly ( said of Śiva ), MBh.

m. a sacrificial fire, L.

N. of a hell, VP.

( ā ), f. a large flame, L.



mahā'-jhaṣa [ mahAjhaSa ]

m. a big or strong fish, L.



mahā'-ñjana [ mahAJjana ]

( °hâñj° ), m., N. of a mountain, R.



mahā'-ñji [ mahAJji ]

( °hâñji ), mfn. having broad spots, VS.



mahā'-ṭavi [ mahATavi ]

( °hâṭ° ), m. pl. N. of a people, VarBṛS.

( ī ), f. a great forest, Daś



mahā'-ḍakara [ mahADakara ]

( ? ), m., N. of a commentator, Cat.



mahā'-ḍīna [ mahADIna ]

n. a kind of flight, MBh.



mahā'-ḍhya [ mahADhya ]

( °hâḍh° ), mfn. very rich, Kathās

m. Nauclea Cadamba, L.



mahā'-ṇagnī [ mahANagnI ]

( ! ), f. -nagná



mahā'-tattva [ mahAtattva ]

n. ' the great principle ', Intellect ( second of the Sāṃkhya Tattvas

mahat )

( ā ), f., N. of one of Durgā's attendants, W.



mahā'-tantra [ mahAtantra ]

n., N. of a Śaiva wk.

-rāja m. brahmajñāna-m°



mahā'-tapa [ mahAtapa ]

( m. c. ), mfn. = -tapas, Hariv.



mahā'-tapana [ mahAtapana ]

m. ' greatly burning ', N. of a hell, Buddh.



mahā'-tapas [ mahAtapas ]

mfn. very afflicted, MBh.

practising severe penance or great religious austerities, Mn., MBh., R.

m. a great ascetic, MW.

N. of Viṣṇu, L.

of Śiva, RTL. 83

of a Muni, Hit., Kathās

°paḥsaptamī f. ' the 7th ( day in a partic. half month ) of severe penance ', a partic. festival, Cat.



mahā'-tapasvin [ mahAtapasvin ]

mfn. greatly afflicted, = -tapas, MBh.



mahā'-tamas [ mahAtamas ]

n. ' gross ( spiritual ) darkness ', N. of one of the 5 degrees of A-vidyā, BhP.

°maḥ-prabhā f. ' having thick darkness for light ', N. of the lowermost of the 21 hells, L.



mahā'-taru [ mahAtaru ]

m. ' great tree ', Tithymalus Antiquorum, L.

Euphorbia of various kinds, W.



mahā'-tala [ mahAtala ]

n., N. of the 6th of the 7 lower worlds or regions under the earth inhabited by the Nāgas etc. ( pātāla ), ĀruṇUp., Pur. etc. ( IW. 431, n. 1 )



mahā'-tāpaścita [ mahAtApazcita ]

n., N. of a Sattra, ŚrS.



mahā'-tārā [ mahAtArA ]

f., N. of a Buddhist goddess, L.



mahā'-tālī [ mahAtAlI ]

f. a species of creeping plant ( w.r. for - jālī ), L.



mahā'-tālêśvara [ mahAtAlezvara ]

m. a partic. drug, L.



mahā'-tikta [ mahAtikta ]

mfn. very bitter

with sarpis n. a partic. drug, Car.

m. Melia Sempervirens, L.

( ā ), f. Clypea Hernandifolia, L.

= yavatiktā, L.



mahā'-tiktaka [ mahAtiktaka ]

mfn. extremely bitter

( with sarpis ), n. a partic. drug, Suśr.



mahā'-tiṭibha [ mahAtiTibha ]

m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a partic. high number, Buddh.



mahā'-tithi [ mahAtithi ]

f. the great lunar day, the 6th day of a lunation, MBh.



mahā'-tīkṣṇa [ mahAtIkSNa ]

mfn. exceedingly sharp ( said of weapons, of perception etc. )

very pungent ( said of flavours ), W.

( ā ), f. the marking-nut plant, L.



mahā'-tuṣita [ mahAtuSita ]

m., N. of Viṣṇu, Viṣṇ., MBh.



mahā'-tuṣṭi-jñānamudrā [ mahAtuSTijJAnamudrA ]

f., N. of a Mudrā ( q.v. ), Buddh.



mahā'-teja [ mahAteja ]

mfn. ( m. c. ) = next, mfn., BhP.



mahā'-tejas [ mahAtejas ]

mfn. of great splendour, full of fire, of great majesty ( said of gods and men ), Mn., MBh., R.

m. a hero, demigod, W.

fire, L.

N. of Skanda, L.

of Su-brahmaṇya, L.

of a warrior, Cat.

of a king of the Garuḍas, Buddh.

n. quicksilver, L.

°jo-garbha m. a kind of meditation, Buddh.



mahā'-taila [ mahAtaila ]

n. any valuable or precious oil, ( or perhaps ) N. of a partic. kind of oil, Kathās



mahā'-todya [ mahAtodya ]

( °hât° ), n. a great drum, Kathās



mahā'-tman [ mahAtman ]

( °hât° ), mfn. ' high-souled ', magnanimous, having a great or noble nature, high-minded, noble, Mn., MBh., R. etc.

highly gifted, exceedingly wise, Pañcat

eminent, mighty, powerful, distinguished, MBh., R., Pañcat., Suśr.

m. the Supreme Spirit, great soul of the universe, MaitrUp., Mn.

the great principle i.e. Intellect, BhP.

( scil. gaṇa ), N. of a class of deceased ancestors, MārkP.

of a son of Dhī-mat, VP.

°ma-vat mfn. ' high-souled ', highly gifted, very wise, Kām

°tmya mfn. magnanimous, MW.

n. w.r. for māhātmya ( q.v. ), PadmaP., Daś



mahā'-tyaya [ mahAtyaya ]

( °hât° ), m. any great evil or harm or pain, MBh.

mfn. causing great evil, very pernicious, ib.

( with jvara m. used by, Suśr. ) = mahā-kaṣṭa, gambhīra or cāturthika, Bhpr.

-tyayika mfn. connected with any great immediate evil or danger, Car.



mahā'-tyāga [ mahAtyAga ]

m. great liberality or generosity ( in °ga-maya below )

mfn. extremely liberal or generous ( °ga-citta mfn. of extremely liberal mind ), Lalit.

m., N. of a man, Buddh.

-maya mfn. consisting of great liberality, Kathās



mahā'-tyāgin [ mahAtyAgin ]

mfn. extremely liberal or generous ( said of Śiva ), Śivag



mahā'-trikakud [ mahAtrikakud ]

or m., N. of a Stoma, ŚrS.



mahā'-trikakubh [ mahAtrikakubh ]

m., N. of a Stoma, ŚrS.



mahā'-tripura-sundarī-kavaca [ mahAtripurasundarIkavaca ]

n., N. of a kind of magical spell, Cat.



mahā'-tripura-sundarī-tāpanīyôpaniṣad [ mahAtripurasundarItApanIyopaniSad ]

and f., N. of two Upanishads



mahā'-tripura-sundarī-tāpanīyôpaniṣadary-uttara-tāpanī [ mahAtripurasundarItApanIyopaniSadaryuttaratApanI ]

f., N. of two Upanishads



mahā'-tripura-sundarī-mantra-nāma-sahasra [ mahAtripurasundarImantranAmasahasra ]

n., N. of a ch. of the Vāmakêśvara-tantra



mahā'-triśūla [ mahAtrizUla ]

n. a great trident, Rājat



mahā'-daṃṣṭra [ mahAdaMSTra ]

mfn. having great tusks or fangs, MBh., R.

m. a species of big tiger, L.

N. of a Vidyā-dhara, Kathās

of a man, ib.



mahā'-daṇḍa [ mahAdaNDa ]

m. a long staff

( accord. to, Sch. ) a long arm, Prab

severe punishment, MBh.

mfn. carrying a long staff

N. of a servant or officer of Yama, L.

-dhara mf ( ā ) n. ( a ship ) carrying a great mast, R.



mahā'-danta [ mahAdanta ]

m. the tusk of an elephant, L.

( mahā'- ), mfn. having large teeth or tusks, MBh. ( said of Śiva ), Suparṇ

m. an elephant with long tusks, W.



mahā'-damatra [ mahAdamatra ]

m., N. of a teacher, ŚāṅkhGṛ., AV. Pariś



mahā'-dambha [ mahAdambha ]

mfn. practising great deceit ( said of Śiva ), Śivag



mahā'-daridra [ mahAdaridra ]

mfn. extremely poor, Pañcar.



mahā'-daśā [ mahAdazA ]

f. the influence of a predominant planet, MW.



mahā'-dāna [ mahAdAna ]

n. ' great gift ', N. of certain valuable gifts ( 16 are enumerated ), Pañcar., Cat.

mfn. accompanied by valuable gifts ( said of a sacrifice ), Hariv.

-nirṇaya m., N. of a work.

-pati m. a very liberal man, Lalit.

-paddhati f. -prayoga-paddhati f. -vākyâvalī f. °nânukramaṇikā f., N. of works.



mahā'-dāru [ mahAdAru ]

n. Pinus Deodora, ŚārṅgS.



mahā'-di-kaṭabhī [ mahAdikaTabhI ]

( °hâd° ), f. a species of Achyranthes, L. ( v.l. mahâlik° )



mahā'-divākīrtya [ mahAdivAkIrtya ]

n., N. of a Sāman, Br., ŚrS.



mahā'-diś [ mahAdiz ]

f. a chief quarter of the world ( east, south, west, north ), ĀpŚr., Comm.



mahā'-dīpa-dāna-vidhi [ mahAdIpadAnavidhi ]

m., N. of a work.



mahā'-duḥkha [ mahAduHkha ]

n. a great pain or evil, Subh



mahā'-dundu [ mahAdundu ]

m. a great military drum, L.



mahā'-durga [ mahAdurga ]

mfn. very difficult to be crossed, MW.

n. a great calamity or danger, Pañcat



mahā'-dūta [ mahAdUta ]

m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a Buddhist Sūtra wk.



mahā'-dūṣaka [ mahAdUSaka ]

m. a species of grain, Suśr.



mahā'-dṛti [ mahAdRti ]

m. a great leather bag or pouch, MBh.



mahā'-devá [ mahAdeva ]

m. ' the great deity ', N. of Rudra or Śiva or one of his attendant deities, AV. etc.

of one of the 8 forms of Rudra or Śiva, Pur.

of Viṣṇu, MBh., Hariv., RāmatUp.

of various authors etc., Cat. ( also dīkṣita-m°, dvi-vedi-m° ; below ).

of a mountain, Vās., Introd.

( ā ), f., N. of a daughter of Devaka, VP. ( w.r. for saha-devā )

( ī ), f., N. of Śiva's wife Pārvatī, MBh., Hariv. etc. ( RTL. 186 )

of Lakshmī, MBh., R.

of Dākshāyaṇī in the Śālagrāma, Cat.

the chief wife of a king, MBh., Kathās. etc. ( °vī-tva n. the rank of chief wife, Kathās. )

a kind of colocynth, L.

N. of various women, Vet., Cat.

of sev. wks.

n., N. of a Tantra, Cat., Āryav. ( śiva-tantra )

kavîśâcārya-sarasvatī m., N. of an author, Cat.

-kṛtyā f. a wrong act committed against Śiva, MBh.

-giri m., N. of a mountain, Kathās

gṛ'ha n. a temple of Śiva, Cat.

-josī m., N. of an author, Cat.

-tantra n. the Mahā-deva Tantra, Cat. ( above )

-tīrtha m., N. of a teacher, Cat.

-tva n. the state or dignity of ' the great deity ', Up.

-dīkṣita m. -daiva-jña m. -dvi-vedin m. -paṇḍita , m. - puṇya-stambha-kara or -puṇatāma-kara ( ? ), m., N. of authors, Cat.

-pura n., N. of a city, Buddh.

-bhaṭṭa and -bhaṭṭa-dina-kara m., N. of learned men, Cat.

-maṇi m. a species of medicinal plant, L.

-vājapeyin m. -vādîndra m. -vid m. -vidyā-vāg-īśa, m. -vedânta-vāg-īśa m. -vedântin m. -śarman m. -śāstrin m. - sarasvatī m. ( and °tī-vedântin, m. ), -sarva-jñavādîndra m., N. of learned men, Cat.

-sahasranāman n., N. of a work.

-sahasra-nāma-stotra and -stotra n., N. of Stotras

-hata mfn. slain by Rudra, ĀpŚr.

-hārivaṃśa m. °vânanda m. °vâśrama m., N. of authors, Cat., °vâṣṭôttara-śata-nāman n., N. of a work.

°vâhata mfn. hit by Mahā-deva, MaitrS.

°vêndra-sarasvatī m., N. of an author, Cat.



mahā'-devīya [ mahAdevIya ]

mfn. composed by Mahā-deva, Cat.

n., N. of a work.



mahā'-deha [ mahAdeha ]

mfn. having a great body, Bhpr.



mahā'-daitya [ mahAdaitya ]

m. ' the great Daitya ', N. of a Daitya, GāruḍaP.

of the grandfather of the second Candra-gupta, Inscr.



mahā'-dairghatamasa [ mahAdairghatamasa ]

n., N. of a Sāman, L.



mahā'-dbhuta [ mahAdbhuta ]

( °hâd° ), mfn. very wonderful, MBh.

n. a great marvel, AV. Pariś

N. of the 72nd Pariśishṭa of the, AV.



mahā'-dyuti [ mahAdyuti ]

mfn. of great splendour, very bright or glorious, Mn., MBh., R.

-kará m., N. of the sun, TĀr.



mahā'-dyotā [ mahAdyotA ]

f., N. of a Tantra goddess, Buddh.



mahā'-drāvaka [ mahAdrAvaka ]

m. a kind of drug, L.



mahā'-druma [ mahAdruma ]

m. a great tree, MBh., Hariv. etc.

Ficus Religiosa, L.

N. of a son of Bhavya, Pur.

n., N. of the Varsha ruled by him, VP.



mahā'-droṇā [ mahAdroNA ]

or f. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-droṇī [ mahAdroNI ]

f. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-dvandva [ mahAdvandva ]

m. = -dundu ( q.v. ), L.



mahā'-dvādaśī-vicāra [ mahAdvAdazIvicAra ]

m., N. of a work.



mahā'-dvāra [ mahAdvAra ]

m. n. a principal door or gate, Hariv.

( ā ), f. ( a woman ) having a large vagina, Suśr.



mahā'-dhaná [ mahAdhana ]

n. great spoil or booty ( taken in battle ), RV.

a great contest, great battle, ib., Naigh

great wealth or riches, Var., Kathās

agriculture, L.

mf ( ā ) n. costing much money, very costly or precious or valuable, MBh., Hariv., R., Cāṇ

having much money, rich, wealthy, R., Pañcat., Hit. etc.

m., N. of a merchant, Kathās., Vet

n. anything costly or precious, W.

gold, L.

incense, L.

costly raiment, L.

-pati m. a very rich man, Kathās



mahā'-dhanika [ mahAdhanika ]

mfn. excessively rich, VarBṛS., Sch.



mahā'-dhanus [ mahAdhanus ]

mfn. having a great bow ( Śiva ), Śivag

°nur-dhara m. ( MaitrUp. ) or °nuṣ-mat m. ( MBh. ) a great archer



mahā'-dharma [ mahAdharma ]

m., N. of a prince of the Kiṃ-naras, Buddh.



mahā'-dhavala-purāṇa [ mahAdhavalapurANa ]

n., N. of a work.



mahā'-dhātu [ mahAdhAtu ]

m. ' great metal or element ', gold, L.

lymph, L.

N. of Śiva, MBh. ( = meru-parvata, Nīlak. )



mahā'-dhipati [ mahAdhipati ]

( °hâdh° ), f., N. of a Tantra deity, Buddh.



mahā'-dhī [ mahAdhI ]

mfn. having a great understanding, Śiś., Śrutab



mahā'-dhur [ mahAdhur ]

m. = mahān dhūḥ sadṛśaḥ pravāhaḥ, MBh. ( Nīlak. )



mahā'-dhura [ mahAdhura ]

m., Pāṇ. 5-4, 74, Sch.



mahā'-dhurya [ mahAdhurya ]

m. a full-grown draught-ox, R.



mahā'-dhṛti [ mahAdhRti ]

m., N. of a king, Pur.



mahā'-dhvaja [ mahAdhvaja ]

m. a camel, L.



mahā'-dhvani [ mahAdhvani ]

m. ' making a loud noise ', N. of a Dānava, Hariv.



mahā'-dhvanika [ mahAdhvanika ]

( °hâdh° ), mfn. ' one who has gone a long journey ', dead, L.



mahā'-dhvara [ mahAdhvara ]

( °hâdh° ), m. a great sacrifice, MW.



mahā'-dhvāna [ mahAdhvAna ]

m. a loud sound, Hemac



mahā'-naka [ mahAnaka ]

( °hân° ), m. a kind of large drum, MBh.



mahā'-nakha [ mahAnakha ]

mfn. having great nails or claws ( Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-nagara [ mahAnagara ]

n. a great city or N. of a city, Pāṇ. 6-2, 89



mahā'-nagná [ mahAnagna ]

m. ' quite naked ', a paramour, AV., ŚāṅkhŚr.

an athlete, Buddh., Lalit.

( ā f., ĀpŚr.

or ī', AV. etc. ), a kind of harlot ( = mahatī ca nagnī ca, Sāy. on, AitBr.

w.r. mahā-ṇagnī and -naghnī )



mahā'-naṭa [ mahAnaTa ]

m. ' great actor ', N. of Śiva, Cat.



mahā'-nada [ mahAnada ]

m. a great river or stream, MārkP.

N. of a river, VP.

( ī ), f. a river, Lāṭy., MaitrUp., MBh. etc.

N. of the Ganges, MBh., MārkP.

of a well-known river ( which rises on the south-west of Bengal, and after an eastward course of 520 miles divides into sev. branches at the town of Cuttack, and falls by sev. mouths into the Bay of Bengal ), MW.

of various streams, MBh., Hariv. etc.

°dī-sāgara-saṃgama

m. ' confluence of the Mahā-nadī and the ocean ', N. of a place, Cat.



mahā'-nana [ mahAnana ]

( °hân° ), mfn. having a great mouth or face, MBh.



mahā'-nanda [ mahAnanda ]

( °hân° or °hA-n° ), m. great bliss ( -tva , n. state of great bliss ), Up.

the great joy of deliverance from further transmigration, final emancipation, L.

a kind of flute, Saṃgīt

N. of a disciple of Buddha, Buddh.

of a king, Pur.

of two authors, Cat.

of a river, L.

( ā ), f. ardent spirits, L.

a species of plant ( = ārāma-śītalā ), L.

the 9th day in the light half of the month Māgha, Tithyād

N. of a river, MBh.

-dhīra m., N. of an author, Cat.



mahā'-nandi [ mahAnandi ]

or m., N. of a king, Pur.



mahā'-nandin [ mahAnandin ]

m., N. of a king, Pur.



mahā'-naya-prakāśa [ mahAnayaprakAza ]

m., N. of a work.



mahā'-naraka [ mahAnaraka ]

m., N. of a hell, Mn., Yājñ.



mahā'-narêndra [ mahAnarendra ]

m. a great conjuror or magician, Kād



mahā'-narman [ mahAnarman ]

m. a Māhishya ( q.v. ) who knows medicine, L.



mahā'-nala [ mahAnala ]

m. Arundo Bengalensis, L.



mahā'-navamī [ mahAnavamI ]

f. the 9th day in the light half of the month Āśvina, KālP., Tithyād

the last of the 9 days or nights dedicated to the worship of Durgā, the last days of the Durgā-pūjā, MW.

-pūjā f., N. of a work.



mahā'-nasa [ mahAnasa ]

( °hân° ), n. a heavy waggon or cart, ŚrS.

a kitchen ( also m. ), Gobh., KātyŚr., MBh. etc.

cooking utensils ( ? ), KātyŚr.

m., N. of a mountain, BhP.

( ī ), f. a cook, kitchen-maid, MBh.

°sâdhyakṣa m. a chief kitchen-superintendent, BhP.



mahā'-nāgá [ mahAnAga ]

m. a great serpent, ŚBr., Suparṇ

a great elephant, Hariv.

one of the elephants that support the earth, R.

N. of Vātsyāyana, Gal.

-hana ( ? ), m., N. of Śiva, MBh.

of a Śrāvaka, Buddh.



mahā'-nāṭaka [ mahAnATaka ]

n. a brilliant spectacle, Bālar

N. of a kind of drama, Sāh

of a drama in 14 acts fabled to have been composed by the monkey-chief Hanu-mat ( = hanuman-n°, q.v. ), IW. 367 ; 519



mahā'-nāḍī [ mahAnADI ]

f. a great tubular vessel, MW.

sinew, tendon, L.



mahā'-nāda [ mahAnAda ]

m. a loud sound, last cry, roaring, bellowing, MBh., MārkP.

mf ( ā ) n. last-sounding, roaring or bellowing loudly, making a loud noise, MBh., R.

m. a great drum, L.

a muscle, shell, L.

rain-cloud, L.

an elephant, L.

a lion, L.

a camel, L.

the ear, L.

= śayānaka ( bhayānaka ? ), L.

N. of Śiva, MBh.

of a Rākshasa, R.

n. a musical instrument, W.



mahā'-nānā-tva [ mahAnAnAtva ]

n., N. of certain ceremonial rules, Lāṭy



mahā'-nābha [ mahAnAbha ]

mfn. having a large navel-like cavity, R.

m., N. of a magical spell pronounced over weapons, R.

of two Dānavas, Hariv., VP.



mahā'-nāman [ mahAnAman ]

m., N. of a relation of Gautama Buddha, Buddh.

( mahā'-nāmnī ), f., N. of a Pariśishṭa of the Sāma-veda, Cat.

pl. ( scil. ṛcas ), N. of 9 verses of the Sāma-veda beginning with the words vidā maghavan, AV., VS., Br. etc.

°mṇī-vrata n. a religious observance in which the Mahā-nāmnī verses are recited, Saṃskārak.



mahā'-nāmnika [ mahAnAmnika ]

mfn. relating to the Mahā-nāmnī, MW.

relating to the Mahā verses, Gobh., Kull. on, Mn. ii, 165



mahā'-nāyaka [ mahAnAyaka ]

m. a great head or chief, Inscr., Vās

a great gem in the centre of a string of pearls, Vās



mahā'-nārāyaṇa [ mahAnArAyaNa ]

m. ' the great Nārāyaṇa ', Viṣṇu, Lalit.

°ṇôpaniṣad f., N. of an Upanishad



mahā'-nāsa [ mahAnAsa ]

mfn. having a great nose ( Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-nidra [ mahAnidra ]

mfn. sleeping soundly, sleeping long, R.

( ā ), f. ' the great sleep ', death, L.



mahā'-nidhi [ mahAnidhi ]

m.



mahā'-nidhikumāra [ mahAnidhikumAra ]

m., N. of two poets



mahā'-nināda [ mahAninAda ]

m., N. of a Nāga, Buddh.



mahā'-nimitta [ mahAnimitta ]

n., N. of a partic. doctrine, W.



mahā'-nimna [ mahAnimna ]

n. the intestines, abdomen, Car.



mahā'-nimba [ mahAnimba ]

m. Melia Bukajun, Suśr.

-rajas n. a partic. high number, Buddh.



mahā'-niyama [ mahAniyama ]

m. ' great vow ', N. of Viṣṇu, MBh.



mahā'-niyuta [ mahAniyuta ]

n. a partic. high number, Buddh.



mahā'-niraya [ mahAniraya ]

m., N. of a hell, Yājñ.



mahā'-niraṣṭa [ mahAniraSTa ]

( mahā'. ), m. a gelded bull, TS., Kāṭh., ĀśvŚr.



mahā'-nirṇaya-tantra [ mahAnirNayatantra ]

n., N. of a work.



mahā'-nirvāṇa [ mahAnirvANa ]

n. ' the great Nirvāṇa ', total extinction of individual existence, Buddh.

-tantra n., N. of a Tantra, IW. 525



mahā'-nila [ mahAnila ]

( °hân° ), m., N. of a serpent demon, VP.



mahā'-niś [ mahAniz ]

f. the dead of night, midnight, Mn.



mahā'-niśā [ mahAnizA ]

f. = prec., BrahmaP., Tithyād., Hcat. etc.

N. of Durgā, L.



mahā'-niśītha [ mahAnizItha ]

m. pl. N. of a Jaina sect, W.

n. of a Jaina wk.



mahā'-nīca [ mahAnIca ]

m. ' very low ( in caste ) ', a washerman, fuller, L.



mahā'-nīla [ mahAnIla ]

mfn. dark blue, deep black, MBh., Bhartṛ

m. a sapphire, Kāv., Var. etc.

a kind of bdellium, Bhpr.

Verbesina Scandens, L.

N. of a Nāga, Hariv., VP.

of a mountain, MārkP.

( ā ), f. a species of plant, L.

( ī ), f. a blue variety of Clitoria Ternatea, L.

= bṛhan-nīlī, L.

n. a lotion or ointment for the eyes, Car.

-tantra n., N. of a Tantra

-maya mfn. consisting or made of sapphire, Kathās

°lâbhra-jālīya Nom. P. °yati, to resemble a dense mass of black clouds, Vās., Introd.

°lôpala m. ' dark-blue stone ', a sapphire, R.



mahā'-nubhāva [ mahAnubhAva ]

( °hân° ), mf ( ā ) n. of great might, mighty, MBh., R., Pañcat. etc.

high-minded, noble-mighty, generous, Ratnâv., Kād

-tā f. ( Kād., Mṛcch. in Prākṛt ) or -tva n. ( Kathās. ) magnanimity, generosity



mahā'-nurāga [ mahAnurAga ]

( °hân° ), m. great love, excessive affection, MW.



mahā'-nuśaṃsaka [ mahAnuzaMsaka ]

( °hân° ), mfn. being of great comfort or advantage, Divyâv



mahā'-nūpa [ mahAnUpa ]

( °hân° ), mfn. having great swamps., R.



mahā'-nṛtya [ mahAnRtya ]

m. a great dancer ( said of Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-netra [ mahAnetra ]

mfn. large-eyed ( Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-nemi [ mahAnemi ]

m. a crow, L.



mahā'-ntaka [ mahAntaka ]

( °hân° ), m. ' the great finisher ', death ( N. of Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-ndha-kāra [ mahAndhakAra ]

( °hân° ), m. thick darkness, gross spiritual darkness, MaitrUp.



mahā'-ndhra [ mahAndhra ]

( °hân° ), m. pl. N. of a people, Buddh.



mahā'-ndhraka [ mahAndhraka ]

( °hân° ), m., N. of a king ( v.l. mahīdhraka ), R.



mahā'-nyāya [ mahAnyAya ]

m. a principal rule, ĀśvŚr.



mahā'-nyāsa [ mahAnyAsa ]

m., N. of a work.



mahā'-nyāsa-vidhi [ mahAnyAsavidhi ]

m., N. of a work.



mahā'-nvaya [ mahAnvaya ]

( °hân° ), mf ( ā ) n. being of noble family, Kathās



mahā'-pakṣa [ mahApakSa ]

mfn. having a great party or numerous adherents, Mn., Kām

having a great family, MW.

m. ' great-winged ', a kind of duck, L.

N. of Garuḍa, L.

( ī ), f. an owl, L.



mahā'-pakṣin [ mahApakSin ]

m. the hooting owl, L.



mahā'-pagā [ mahApagA ]

( °hâp° ), f. a great river or stream, MBh.

N. of a river ( ? ), VP.



mahā'-paṅka [ mahApaGka ]

m. or n. ( ? ) deep mire, Hit.



mahā'-paṅkti [ mahApaGkti ]

f. a kind of metre, RPrāt.



mahā'-pañca-mūla [ mahApaJcamUla ]

n. a group of 5 various roots, Suśr. ( pañca-m° )



mahā'-pañca-viṣa [ mahApaJcaviSa ]

n. the 5 strong poisons ( viz. śṛṅgī, kāla-kūṭa, mustaka, vatsanābha, śaṅkha-karṇī ), L.



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