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महा (3)

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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'-loha [ mahAloha ]

n. ' great iron ', magnetic iron, L.



mahā'-vaṃśa [ mahAvaMza ]

m. ' great lineage or race ', N. of a wellknown wk. written in Pāli by a monk named Mahānāma in the 5th century, MWB. 65 etc.

mfn. sprung from a great race or family, MW.

-samudbhava mfn. sprung or descended from a great race or family, MW.

°śâvalī f., N. of a work.

°śya mfn. springing from a high or noble race, Rājat



mahā'-vakāśa [ mahAvakAza ]

( °hâv° ), mfn. having great space, very spacious or roomy, Kauś



mahā'-vaktra [ mahAvaktra ]

mfn. large-mouthed, MBh.

m., N. of a Dānava, Hariv.



mahā'-vakṣas [ mahAvakSas ]

mfn. broad-breasted ( said of Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-vajraka [ mahAvajraka ]

n. ( with taila ) a kind of oil mixed with other ingredients for medical purposes, Suśr.



mahā'-vaṭūrin [ mahAvaTUrin ]

( mahā'- ), mfn. very wide ( accord. to, Sāy. ), RV. i, 133, 2



mahā'-vaṇij [ mahAvaNij ]

m. a great merchant, Kathās



mahā'-vada [ mahAvada ]

m. ' speaker of great words ', proclaimer or teacher of the highest Vedic knowledge, AitBr. ( Sāy. )



mahā'-vadha [ mahAvadha ]

( mahā'- ), m. a mighty or destructive weapon, destructive thunderbolt, MW.

mfn. carrying a mighty weapon or destructive shaft, RV.



mahā'-vana [ mahAvana ]

n. a great forest, MBh., R.

N. of a forest, L.

of a Buddhist monastery in a forest in Udyāna, Buddh.

mfn. having a great forest, Vop

-saṃghârāma m., N. of a Buddhist monastery, Buddh.



mahā'-vandhyā [ mahAvandhyA ]

f. a wholly barren woman, Pañcar.



mahā'-vapa [ mahAvapa ]

m. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-varā [ mahAvarA ]

f. Dūrvā grass, L.



mahā'-varāha [ mahAvarAha ]

m. ' great boar ', N. of Viṣṇu in his boar incarnation, Ragh

of a king, Kathās

of a wk. ( -vārāha )



mahā'-varoha [ mahAvaroha ]

( °hâv° ), m. Ficus Infectoria, L.



mahā'-vartana [ mahAvartana ]

n. high wages, large pay or allowance, W.



mahā'-varti [ mahAvarti ]

f. a large wick, Viṣṇ



mahā'-vallī [ mahAvallI ]

f. a large climbing-plant, Kathās

Gaertnera Racemosa, L.



mahā'-vasa [ mahAvasa ]

m. Delphinus Gangeticus, L.



mahā'-vasu [ mahAvasu ]

( mahā'- ), mfn. possessing much substance, very wealthy, RV.



mahā'-vastu [ mahAvastu ]

n., N. of a non-canonical work of northern Buddhism, MWB. 70



mahā'-vākya [ mahAvAkya ]

n. any long continuous composition or literary wk. ( -tva n. ), Sāh

a principal sentence, great proposition, N. of 12 sacred utterances of the Upanishads ( e.g. tat tvam asi, aham brahmâsmi etc., esp. of the mystic words tattvam and om ), Vedântas., Cat.

N. of an Upanishad

-ṭippaṇa m. or n. ( ? ), -darpaṇa m. -nirṇaya m. -nyāsa m. -pañcī-karaṇa n. -mantrôpadeśapaddhati f. -muktâvalī f. - ratnâvali or °lī f. -rahasya n. -vicāra m. -vivaraṇa n. - viveka m. -vivekârtha-sâkṣi-vivaraṇa n. -vyākhyā f. -siddhânta, m., N. of a work.

°kyârtha m. ( and m. pl. with atharva-vedīyāḥ, also °tha- darpaṇa m. °tha-prabandha m. °tha-prabodha m. °tha-vicāra, m. ), kyôpaniṣad f., N. of works.



mahā'-vāta [ mahAvAta ]

m. a great or stormy wind, Kām

-vyādhi m. a great or severe nervous disorder, Suśr.

-samūha m. a tempest, MBh.



mahā'-vātsapra [ mahAvAtsapra ]

n., N. of a Sāman, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-vādin [ mahAvAdin ]

m. a great controversialist, Buddh.



mahā'-vāmadevya [ mahAvAmadevya ]

n., N. of a Sāman, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-vāyu [ mahAvAyu ]

m. a tempestuous wind, gale, Bhāshāp

air ( as one of the five elements ), MW.



mahā'-vārāha [ mahAvArAha ]

m., N. of a work. ( -varāha )



mahā'-vāruṇī [ mahAvAruNI ]

f. the festival on the 13th day of the moon's decrease in the month Caitra, SkandaP.



mahā'-vārttika [ mahAvArttika ]

n. ' great Vārttika or critical commentary ', N. of Kātyāyana's Vārttikas on the Sūtras of Pāṇini ( māhāv° )



mahā'-vārṣikā [ mahAvArSikA ]

f. a species of plant, Buddh.



mahā'-vāla-bhid [ mahAvAlabhid ]

m., N. of a Maharshi and of a transposition of Pādas in reciting the Vālakhilya ( invented by him ), AitBr., Sāy., ĀśvŚr.



mahā'-vāstu [ mahAvAstu ]

n. great space, Bhpr.

mfn. occupying great space, ib.



mahā'-vāhana [ mahAvAhana ]

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



mahā'-vikrama [ mahAvikrama ]

mfn. very valorous or courageous, L.

m., N. of a lion, Hit.

of a Nāga, Buddh.



mahā'-vikramin [ mahAvikramin ]

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



mahā'-vighna [ mahAvighna ]

m. or n. a great obstacle, MānGṛ., R.



mahā'-vijña [ mahAvijJa ]

mfn. very wise or intelligent, Buddh.



mahā'-viḍa [ mahAviDa ]

n. a kind of factitious salt, Cat.



mahā'-vidagdha [ mahAvidagdha ]

mfn. very clever, L.



mahā'-videha [ mahAvideha ]

n., N. of a mythical country, Campak., Śatr

( ā ), f. ( with vṛtti, in the Yoga system ) N. of a certain condition of the Manas or mind, Cat.



mahā'-vidyā [ mahAvidyA ]

f. a great or exalted science, MW.

N. of Lakshmī, VP. ( = viśva-rūpôpâsanā, Comm. )

of Durgā, MārkP.

of a Mantra, Cat.

pl. of a class of personifications of the Śakti or female energy of Śiva ( 10 in number ), RTL. 187

-dīpa-kalpa m. -prakaraṇa n. -prayoga m. -sāra-candrôdaya m. -stava m. -stotra n., N. of works.

°yêśvarī f. N. ( perhaps a form of Durgā ), Cat.



mahā'-vidyut-prabha [ mahAvidyutprabha ]

m., N. of a Nāga, Buddh.



mahā'-vipulā [ mahAvipulA ]

f. a kind of metre, Piṅg., Sch.



mahā'-vibhāṣā [ mahAvibhASA ]

f. a general alternative, a rule containing a general alternative, MW.

-śāstra n., N. of a work.



mahā'-vibhūta [ mahAvibhUta ]

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



mahā'-vibhūti [ mahAvibhUti ]

f. manifestation of great might, excessive might, BhP.

the great goddess of welfare, Lakshmī, BhP.

mfn. possessing great might, MBh. ( said of Viṣṇu ), BhP.



mahā'-viraha [ mahAviraha ]

m. a great separation, Pracaṇḍ



mahā'-virāva [ mahAvirAva ]

mf ( ā ) n. loud-sounding, loud- crying, loud-roaring, Ragh



mahā'-vivāha [ mahAvivAha ]

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



mahā'-viśiṣṭa [ mahAviziSTa ]

mfn. said to be for mahad-v°, ' distinguished among the great ', Pāṇ. 6-3, 46, Vārtt. 1, Pat.



mahā'-viṣa [ mahAviSa ]

n. ' great poison ', a kind of poison, Suśr.

mfn. very poisonous or venomous, R., Suśr.

m. Coluber Naga, L.



mahā'-viṣuva [ mahAviSuva ]

n. ( VP., or °va-saṃkrānti f., MW. ) the vernal equinox, the moment of the sun's passing into Aries ( differing by sev. days from European computation )



mahā'-viṣṇu [ mahAviSNu ]

m. the great Viṣṇu, RāmatUp., Cat. ( esp. N. of Viṣṇu when worshipped by Buddhists, MWB. 215 )

N. of Kapila, L.

-pūjā-paddhati f. -stuti-ṭīkā, f., N. of a work.

°ṇor mahā-stuti f., N. of a work.



mahā'-vistara [ mahAvistara ]

mfn. very extensive or copious, Bhartṛ



mahā'-vihāra [ mahAvihAra ]

m. a great Buddhist monastery, Buddh.

N. of a Buddhist monastery in Ceylon, ib.

-vāsin m. pl. N. of a Buddhist sect, ib.



mahā'-vīci [ mahAvIci ]

m., N. of a hell, Mn.



mahā'-vīṇā [ mahAvINA ]

f. a kind of lute, Lāṭy



mahā'-vīta [ mahAvIta ]

( °hâv° ), m., N. of a son of Savana, Pur.

n., N. of the Varsha ruled by that king, VP.

( v.l. -vīra )



mahā'-vīrá [ mahAvIra ]

m. a great hero, RV., Kathās., Tantras

N. of Viṣṇu, DhyānabUp.

an archer, bowman, L.

a lion, L.

N. of Garuḍa ( the bird and vehicle of Viṣṇu ), L.

of Hanumat, A.

of Gautama Buddha, MWB. 23

sacrificial fire, BhP.

a sacrificial vessel, ŚBr.

thunderbolt, L.

a white horse, L.

the Indian cuckoo, L.

a kind of hawk, W.

Helminthostachys Laciniata, L.

= jarāṭaka, L.

N. of sev. kings, MBh., R., Pur.

of the last Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī ( the last and most celebrated Jaina teacher of the present age, supposed to have flourished in Behar in the 6th century B. C. ), MWB. 529

( ā ), f. a species of bulbous plant, L.

-carita n. ' the exploits of the great hero ( Rāma ) ', N. of a celebrated drama by Bhavabhūti, IW. 502

-caritra n. = prec.

N. of another wk.

°rânanda m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a drama



mahā'-vīrya [ mahAvIrya ]

( mahā'- ), mfn. of great strength or energy, very powerful, very potent, very efficacious, ŚBr., MBh., R. etc.

m. yam, L.

N. of Brahmā, W.

of Indra in the 4th Manv-antara, MārkP.

of a Buddha, L.

of a Jina, MW.

of sev. kings, R., Pur.

of a Bhikshu, Buddh.

( ā ), f. ( only, L. ) the wild cottonshrub

= mahā-śatāvarī, L.

N. of Saṃjñā ( the wife of Sūrya )

-parākrama mfn. of great power and heroism, MBh.



mahā'-vṛkṣá [ mahAvRkSa ]

m. a great tree, AV., TāṇḍyaBr. c.

a species of Euphorbia, Suśr., Car.

= -pīlu ( q.v. ), L.

-kṣīra m. n. the milky juice of the above tree, Suśr.

-gala-skandha mfn. one whose neck and shoulders resemble corresponding parts of a great tree, MBh.



mahā'-vṛddha [ mahAvRddha ]

mfn. very old or aged, R.



mahā'-vṛnda [ mahAvRnda ]

n. a partic. high number ( = 100, 000 Vṛndas ), R.



mahā'-vṛṣá [ mahAvRSa ]

m. a great bull, Rājat

Phaseolus Radiatus, L.

pl. N. of a people, AV., ChUp.



mahā'-vega [ mahAvega ]

mf ( ā ) n. greatly agitated ( as the sea ), R.

moving swiftly, flowing rapidly, flying swiftly, very fleet or swift or rapid, MBh.

m. an ape, L.

the bird Garuḍa, L.

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

-labdha-sthāma m., N. of a king of the Garuḍas, Buddh.

-vatī f. a species of plant, Suśr.



mahā'-vedânta-ṣaṭka [ mahAvedAntaSaTka ]

n., N. of a work.



mahā'-vedi [ mahAvedi ]

f. the great Vedi or altar i.e. the whole Vedi, ŚrS.



mahā'-vedha [ mahAvedha ]

m. a partic. position of the hands or feet ( in the practice of Yoga ), Cat.



mahā'-vela [ mahAvela ]

mfn. having high tides or strong currents, billowy, surgy, MBh.



mahā'-vaipulya [ mahAvaipulya ]

n. great magnitude, wide extent, Lalit.

-sūtra n., N. of a Buddhist Sūtra wk.



mahā'-vaira [ mahAvaira ]

n. great enmity, Kām



mahā'-vairāja [ mahAvairAja ]

n., N. of a Sāman, Gaut

( ī ), f. a partic. religious observance ( Ishṭi ), ĀśvŚr.



mahā'-vaila-stha [ mahAvailastha ]

( mahā'- ), mfn. ( perhaps ) abiding in a very remote hiding-place, RV. i, 133, 3



mahā'-vaiśvadeva [ mahAvaizvadeva ]

( mahā'- ), m., N. of a Graha ( q.v. ), VS., ŚBr., KātyŚr.



mahā'-vaiśvānara-vrata [ mahAvaizvAnaravrata ]

n., N. of two Sāmans, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-vaiśvāmitra [ mahAvaizvAmitra ]

n., N. of two Sāmans, Br.



mahā'-vaiṣṭambha [ mahAvaiSTambha ]

n., N. of a Sāman, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-vyasana-saptaka [ mahAvyasanasaptaka ]

n. collection of seven vices ( viz. mṛgayā, akṣa, strī, pāna, vāk-pāruṣya, artha-dūṣaṇa, and daṇḍa-pāruṣya ), L.



mahā'-vyādhi [ mahAvyAdhi ]

m. a great or severe disease, Suśr.

the black leprosy, MW.



mahā'-vyāhṛti [ mahAvyAhRti ]

f. the great Vyāhṛti ( q.v. ), N. of the mystical formula bhū'r bhúvaḥ sváḥ, ṢaḍvBr., GṛŚrS., Nir. etc.



mahā'-vyutpatti [ mahAvyutpatti ]

f., N. of a Sanskṛt-Tibetan lexicon



mahā'-vyūha [ mahAvyUha ]

m., N. of a Samādhi, Buddh.

of a Deva-putra, Lalit.



mahā'-vraṇa [ mahAvraNa ]

n. a serious wound, Vārāhīt



mahā'-vratá [ mahAvrata ]

n. a great duty, fundamental duty ( 5 in number, accord. to the Jaina system ), HYog., Yogas

a great vow, Sāh

a great religious observance, R., Pur.

N. of a Sāman or Stotra appointed to be sung on the last day but one of the Gavām-ayana ( applied also to the day itself or its ceremonies or, accord. to, Comm. to the Śastra following the Stotra ), AV., Br., TS. etc.

the religious usages of the Pāśupatas, Prab., Sch., W.

mf ( ā ) n. one who has undertaken solemn religious duties or vows, performing a great vow, MBh., R. etc.

observing the rule of the Pāśupatas

also used to explain máhi-vrata ( q.v. ), Nir., Sāy

m. a Pāśupata, Kathās

N. of a poet, Cat.

-dhara mfn. one who has undertaken great religious duties or vows, BhP.

-paddhati f. -prayoga m. ( and °gânukrama, m. ), -bhāṣya n., N. of works.

-vat ( -vratá- ), mfn. connected with the Mahā-vrata Sāman etc., TS., KātyŚr., Sch.

-veṣa-bhṛt mfn. wearing the dress of a Pāśupata, Kathās

-hautra n., N. of a work.



mahā'-vratika [ mahAvratika ]

mfn. related to the Mahā-vrata Sāman etc., ŚāṅkhŚr.

observing the rule of the Pāśupatas, a Pāśupata, Kathās

( v.l., and perhaps more correctly māhāv° )

-veṣa mfn. dressed as a Pāśupatas, Kathās



mahā'-vratin [ mahAvratin ]

mfn. practising the five fundamental duties of Jainas, observing the rule of the Pāśupatas, Kathās., Rājat., Daś

m. a Pāśupatas, ib.

N. of Śiva, L.

a devotee, ascetic ( = joṭiṅga ), L.

= uraskaṭa ( ? ), L.



mahā'-vratī'ya [ mahAvratIya ]

mfn. relating to the Mahāvrata Sāman or to the Mahā-vrata day, Kāṭh., Br.



mahā'-vrāta [ mahAvrAta ]

( mahā'- ), mfn. accompanied by a great host ( of Maruts

said of Indra ), RV.



mahā'-vrīhi [ mahAvrIhi ]

( mahā'- ), m. large rice, TS., AitBr. etc.

-maya mfn. consisting of large rice, Hcat



mahā'-śa [ mahAza ]

( °hâśa ), m., N. of a son of Kṛṣṇa, BhP.



mahā'-śakuni [ mahAzakuni ]

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



mahā'-śakti [ mahAzakti ]

mfn. very powerful or mighty ( said of Śiva ), Śivag

m., N. of Kārttikeya, L.

of a son of Kṛṣṇa, BhP.

of a poet, Cat.

-nyāsa m., N. of a work.



mahā'-śakya [ mahAzakya ]

m. w.r. for -śākya ( q.v. ), Rājat



mahā'-śaṅku [ mahAzaGku ]

m. the sine of the sun's elevation, Siddhântaś



mahā'-śaṅkha [ mahAzaGkha ]

m. a great conch-shell, MBh.

the temporal bone, L.

a human bone, L.

a partic. high number ( = 10 Nikharvas ), L.

one of Kubera's treasures, L.

N. of a serpent-demon, BhP.

m. n. the frontal bone, L.

-maya mf ( ī ) n. formed of temporal bones, L.

-mālā-saṃskāra m., N. of a work.



mahā'-śaṭha [ mahAzaTha ]

m. a species of thorn-apple, L.



mahā'-śaṇapuṣpikā [ mahAzaNapuSpikA ]

f. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-śata-koṭi [ mahAzatakoTi ]

f., N. of a work.



mahā'-śatā [ mahAzatA ]

or f. a species of plant, Bhpr.



mahā'-śatāvarī [ mahAzatAvarI ]

f. a species of plant, Bhpr.



mahā'-śana [ mahAzana ]

( °hâś° ), mf ( ā ) n. eating much, voracious, a great eater, Nir., MBh., Suśr. etc.

m., N. of an Asura, BhP.



mahā'-śani-dhvaja [ mahAzanidhvaja ]

( °hâś° ), m. a banner with a great thunderbolt delineated on it, Ragh



mahā'-śaphara [ mahAzaphara ]

m. a species of carp, Bhpr.



mahā'-śabda [ mahAzabda ]

m. a great noise, loud sound, loud cry, MBh., Kathās

the word mahā, MBh., Tithyād

any official title beginning with the word mahā ( 5 such titles are enumerated ), Inscr., Rājat

mf ( ā ) n. very noisy or loud, Kathās



mahā'-śamī [ mahAzamI ]

f. a large Acacia Suma, Pañcat



mahā'-śambhu [ mahAzambhu ]

m. the great Śiva, Cat.



mahā'-śaya [ mahAzaya ]

( °hâś° ), m. ' great receptacle ', the ocean, L.

mfn. having a noble disposition, high-minded, magnanimous, noble, liberal, open, unsuspicious, AṣṭāvS., Hit., Kathās. etc.

m. a respectable person, gentleman ( sometimes a term of respectful address = Sir, Master ), MW.



mahā'-śayana [ mahAzayana ]

n. a great or lofty bed or couch, Buddh.



mahā'-śayyā [ mahAzayyA ]

f. a great or lofty or splendid couch, Bhartṛ



mahā'-śara [ mahAzara ]

m. a species of reed, L.



mahā'-śarīra [ mahAzarIra ]

mfn. having a great body, Suśr.



mahā'-śarman [ mahAzarman ]

m., N. of an author, Cat.



mahā'-śalka [ mahAzalka ]

m. ' large-scaled ', a kind of prawn or sea crab, Mn., Yājñ.

( ā ), f. a kind of sweet citron, L.



mahā'-śalkalin [ mahAzalkalin ]

mfn. large-scaled ( a fish ), Kull. on, Mn. iii, 272



mahā'-śastra [ mahAzastra ]

n. a powerful weapon, MBh.



mahā'-śāka [ mahAzAka ]

n. a kind of vegetable, Yājñ.



mahā'-śākya [ mahAzAkya ]

m. a great or noble Śākya, Lalit., Rājat



mahā'-śākha [ mahAzAkha ]

mfn. having great branches, L.

( ā ), f. a great traditional recension of a Vedic text, L.

Uraria Lagopodioides, L.



mahā'-śānti [ mahAzAnti ]

f. an expiatory observance and recitation ( for averting evil ), GṛS., VarBṛS. ( also °tī m. c. )

N. of two wks.

-nirūpaṇa n. -paddhati f. -viniyoga-mālā f., N. of works.



mahā'-śāmbavaka [ mahAzAmbavaka ]

m., N. of a man, ŚāṅkhGṛ.



mahā'-śārīrakôpaniṣad [ mahAzArIrakopaniSad ]

f., N. of an Upanishad



mahā'-śāla [ mahAzAla ]

m. a great Vatica Robusta, R. ( su-m° )

( mahā'- ), the possessor of a large house, a great householder, ŚBr., Up. etc.

N. of a son of Janam-ejaya, Hariv. ( -śīla )



mahā'-śāli [ mahAzAli ]

m. a kind of large rice, Suśr.



mahā'-śālīna [ mahAzAlIna ]

mfn. very modest, BhP.



mahā'-śālvaṇa [ mahAzAlvaNa ]

n. ' great fomentation ', N. of a remedy, ŚārṅgS.



mahā'-śāsana [ mahAzAsana ]

n. great rule or dominion, Bhartṛ. ( v.l. )

great edict or order of government, MW.

mfn. exercising great dominion, having great power, Dhūrtas

m. ( perhaps ) a minister who enforces the royal edicts, MW.



mahā'-śimbī [ mahAzimbI ]

f. a species of Dolichos, L.



mahā'-śiras [ mahAziras ]

mfn. large-headed, L.

m. a kind of serpent, Suśr.

a species of lizard, ib.

N. of a Dānava, MBh.

of a man, ib.

°raḥ-samudbhava m. ( with Jainas ) N. of the 6th black Vāsudeva, L.

°ro-dhara, mahā-kāya-ś°



mahā'-śilā [ mahAzilA ]

f. a kind of weapon ( a Śata-ghnī with iron nails ), L.



mahā'-śiva [ mahAziva ]

m. the great Śiva, Pañcar., BrahmaP.

-rātri f., N. of a festival ( = mahā-rātri, q.v. )

°trinirṇaya m. °tri-vrata n. ( and °ta-nirṇaya, m. ) , °try-udyāpana n., N. of works.



mahā'-śīta-vatī [ mahAzItavatI ]

f. ( with Buddhists ) N. of one of the 5 great tutelary goddesses ( mahā-rakṣā ), Buddh.

( mahā-śetav°, W. )



mahā'-śītā [ mahAzItA ]

f. Asparagus Racemosus, L.



mahā'-śīrṣa [ mahAzIrSa ]

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



mahā'-śīla [ mahAzIla ]

m., N. of a son of Janam-ejaya, BhP. ( -śāla )



mahā'-śukti [ mahAzukti ]

f. a pearl muscle, mother of pearl, L.



mahā'-śuklā [ mahAzuklA ]

f., N. of Saras-vatī, L.



mahā'-śubhra [ mahAzubhra ]

n. silver, L.



mahā'-śūdra [ mahAzUdra ]

m. a Śūdra in a high position, an upper servant, Kauś

a cowherd, Pāṇ. 4-1, 4, Vārtt. 1, Pat.

( ā ), f. = mahatī śūdrā, ib.

( ī ), f. a female cow-keeper, ( or ) a cowherd's wife, ib., L.



mahā'-śūnya [ mahAzUnya ]

n. ' great vacuity or vacancy ', N. of a partic. mental condition of a Yogin, Cat.

-tā f. ( with Buddhists ) ' great void ', N. of one of the 18 vacuities or vacancies, Dharmas. 41



mahā'-śṛṅga [ mahAzRGga ]

m. a species of stag, L.



mahā'-śetavatī [ mahAzetavatI ]

f. = -śīta-vatī above



mahā'-śairīṣa [ mahAzairISa ]

n., N. of two Sāmans, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-śaila [ mahAzaila ]

m. a great rock or mountain, Bhartṛ

N. of a mountain, MārkP.



mahā'-śaiva-tantra [ mahAzaivatantra ]

n., N. of a work.



mahā'-śoṇa [ mahAzoNa ]

m. ' great Śoṇa ', N. of a river, MBh.



mahā'-śauṇḍī [ mahAzauNDI ]

f. a species of Achyranthes, L.



mahā'-śauṣira [ mahAzauSira ]



mahā'-śman [ mahAzman ]

( °hâś° ), m. a precious stone, Kir



mahā'-śmaśāna [ mahAzmazAna ]

n. a great cemetery or place for burning the dead, Kathās

N. of the city of Benares ( whither Hindūs are in the habit of going to die ), KāśīKh.



mahā'-śyāmā [ mahAzyAmA ]

f. Ichnocarpus Frutescens, Suśr.

Dalbergia Sissoo, L.



mahā'-śrama [ mahAzrama ]

( °hâś° ), m. ' great hermitage ', N. of a sacred hermitage, MBh.



mahā'-śramaṇa [ mahAzramaNa ]

m. ' great religious mendicant ', N. of Gautama Buddha, L.

a Jina, Gal.



mahā'-śrāvaka [ mahAzrAvaka ]

m. a great Śrāvaka or disciple ( of Gautama Buddha or of a Jina ), Lalit., HYog.



mahā'-śrāvaṇikā [ mahAzrAvaNikA ]

f. a species of medicinal drug, L.



mahā'-śrāvaṇī [ mahAzrAvaNI ]

f. a species of plant, ( perhaps ) Sphaeranthus Indicus, Suśr.



mahā'-śrī [ mahAzrI ]

f., N. of Lakshmī, W.

of a Buddhist goddess, L.



mahā'-śruti [ mahAzruti ]

m., N. of a Gandharva, Hariv.



mahā'-śrotriya [ mahAzrotriya ]

m. a great theologian, ChUp., BhP.



mahā'-ślakṣṇā [ mahAzlakSNA ]

f. sand, L. ( v.l. )



mahā'-śva [ mahAzva ]

( °hâś° ), m., N. of a man, MBh.

-śālā f. the principal royal stables or office of superintending them, Rājat



mahā'-śvāsa [ mahAzvAsa ]

m. ' great breathing or difficulty of breathing ', a kind of asthma, Suśr., ŚārṅgS.

-sārin m. or n. ( with lauha ) a partic. preparation of iron, L.



mahā'-śveta [ mahAzveta ]

mfn. very white, of a dazzling whiteness, L.

( ā ), f. a species of plant, Suśr.

Batatas Paniculata, L.

Clitoria Ternatea, L.

a species of Achyranthes, L.

white or candied sugar, L.

N. of Durgā, DevīP.

of Sarasvatī, L.

of a goddess, Hcar. ( accord. to some = ravi-stha-devatā )

of a woman, Kād

-ghaṇṭī f. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-ṣaṭ-takra-taila [ mahASaTtakrataila ]

n. a partic. mixture, Bhpr.



mahā'-ṣaṣṭhī [ mahASaSThI ]

f. a form of Durgā ', Tantras



mahā'-ṣoḍhā-nyāsa [ mahASoDhAnyAsa ]

m. ( with Kaulikas ) N. of a partic. position of the hands and feet, Cat.

of wk.



mahā'-ṣṭamī [ mahASTamI ]

( °hâṣ° ), f. ' great 8th ', the 8th day in the light half of the month Āśvina ( or festival in honour of Durgā, called Durgā-pūjā ), KālP., Cat.

-nirṇaya m., N. of a work.

-saṃdhipūjā f. the festival mentioned above, Col.



mahā'-saṃ-sṛṣṭa [ mahAsaMsRSTa ]

m., N. of a mythical mountain, Kāraṇḍ



mahā'-saṃhitā [ mahAsaMhitA ]

f. great connexion or combination, TUp.



mahā'-saṃkaṭa [ mahAsaMkaTa ]

mfn. very intricate or difficult, full of great difficulties, very troublesome, MW.

n. a great danger or distress, Bhartṛ



mahā'-saṃkalpa [ mahAsaMkalpa ]

m., N. of a work.



mahā'-saṃkrānti [ mahAsaMkrAnti ]

f. ' great passing ', the sun's entrance into Capricorn, the winter solstice, MW.



mahā'-saṃghika [ mahAsaMghika ]

w.r. for -sāṃghika, q.v.



mahā'-saṃjñā [ mahAsaMjJA ]

f. a partic. high number, Buddh.



mahā'-satī [ mahAsatI ]

f. a highly virtuous or faithful woman, any woman who is a pattern of conjugal fidelity, Pañcat., Hit., Vet



mahā'-sato-bṛhatī [ mahAsatobRhatI ]

f. ( RPrāt., RAnukr. ) and f. ( RPrāt. ) two kinds of metre



mahā'-sato-mukhā [ mahAsatomukhA ]

f. ( RPrāt. ) two kinds of metre



mahā'-sat-tā [ mahAsattA ]

f. absolute being, absolute existence, RāmatUp.



mahā'-sattrá [ mahAsattra ]

n. a great Soma sacrifice, a great festival on which Soma is offered, ŚBr., KātyŚr., Āpast



mahā'-sat-tva [ mahAsattva ]

m. a great creature, large animal, MBh.

n. = -sat-tā above, Up.

mfn. steady, constant ( -tā below )

having a great or noble essence, noble, good ( of persons

with Buddhists, N. of a Bodhi-sattva ), MBh., R. etc.

extremely courageous, MBh., Kathās

containing large animals ( -tā below )

m. a Buddha, L.

N. of Kubera, L.

of Gautama Buddha as heir to the throne, Buddh.

-tā f. ' constancy of character ' and ' the containing large animals ', Kāv

-vadha m. the killing of a great creature or large animal, R.



mahā'-satya [ mahAsatya ]

m., N. of Yama, L.



mahā'-sana [ mahAsana ]

( °hâs° ), n. a splendid seat, MBh., Kathās

-paricchada mfn. amply supplied with seats and furniture, MW.



mahā'-saṃdhi-vigraha [ mahAsaMdhivigraha ]

m. the office of prime minister of peace and war, Rājat. ( -sāṃdhivigrahika )



mahā'-sanna [ mahAsanna ]

m., N. of Kubera, L. ( -sat-tvā )



mahā'-sanni [ mahAsanni ]

m. ( in music ) a kind of measure, Saṃgīt



mahā'-saptamī [ mahAsaptamI ]

f. ' great 7th ', N. of a partic. 7th day, W.



mahā'-sabhā [ mahAsabhA ]

f. a large ( dining ) hall, Kathās



mahā'-sama [ mahAsama ]

m. pl. N. of a school of the Sāma-veda, Divyâv



mahā'-samaṅgā [ mahAsamaGgA ]

f. a species of plant, L.



mahā'-samaya [ mahAsamaya ]

m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a Buddhist Sūtra



mahā'-samāpta [ mahAsamApta ]

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



mahā'-samudra [ mahAsamudra ]

m. ' great sea ', the ocean, Var



mahā'-sambhava [ mahAsambhava ]

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



mahā'-sammata [ mahAsammata ]

m. ' highly honoured ', ( with Buddhists ) N. of the first king of the present age of the world

of a Turkish chief, Buddh.



mahā'-sammatīya [ mahAsammatIya ]

m. pl. N. of a Buddhist school, Buddh.



mahā'-sammohana [ mahAsammohana ]

or n. greatly bewildering ', N. of a Tantra



mahā'-sammohana-tantra [ mahAsammohanatantra ]

n. greatly bewildering ', N. of a Tantra



mahā'-sarasvatī [ mahAsarasvatI ]

f. the great Sarasvatī, Cat.

-dvādaśa-nāma-stotra n. -sûkta n. -stava-rāja m. -stotra n., N. of works.



mahā'-saroja [ mahAsaroja ]

n. ( with Buddhists ) a partic. high number ( = mahâmbu-ja ), L.



mahā'-sarga [ mahAsarga ]

m. a great or completely new creation ( after a complete destruction of the world ), Col.



mahā'-sarja [ mahAsarja ]

m. Terminalia Tomentosa, L.

Artocarpus Integrifolia, L.



mahā'-sarpa [ mahAsarpa ]

m. ' great serpent ', N. of the Darvī-kara snake

n., N. of sev. Sāmans, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-saha [ mahAsaha ]

mfn. much-enduring, bearing much, W.

m. Rosa Moschata, L.

( ā ), f., N. of various plants, Car., Suśr. ( Gomphraena Globosa, Glycine Debilis, L.

Wrightia Antidysenterica etc., L. )



mahā'-sahasra-nāman [ mahAsahasranAman ]

n. a list of 1000 names of Rāma from the, Rudray



mahā'-sahasra-pramardana [ mahAsahasrapramardana ]

n., N. of a Sūtra, Buddh.

( ī ), f., N. of one of the 5 great tutelary goddesses, Buddh.



mahā'-sahasra-pramardinī [ mahAsahasrapramardinI ]

f. = prec. f., W.



mahā'-sāgara-prabhā-gambhīra-dhara [ mahAsAgaraprabhAgambhIradhara ]

m., N. of a king of the Garuḍas, Buddh.



mahā'-sāṃkhyāyana [ mahAsAMkhyAyana ]

m., N. of a teacher, Cat.



mahā'-sāṃghika [ mahAsAMghika ]

m. pl. N. of a Buddhist school, Buddh. ( w.r. -saṃghika ; MWB. 157 ).



mahā'-sādhana-bhāga [ mahAsAdhanabhAga ]

m. a great executive minister or officer of state, Rājat



mahā'-sādhu [ mahAsAdhu ]

mfn. very good, Buddh.

( ), f. = -satī ( q.v. ), Kathās



mahā'-sāṃtapana [ mahAsAMtapana ]

m. ' greatly tormenting ', a kind of severe penance ( viz. subsisting for 6 successive days respectively on cow's urine, cow-dung, milk, curds, ghee and water in which Kuśa grass has been boiled, and fasting on the 7th

or instead of 1 day some authorities assign a period of 3 days to each penance, considering the first kind as the common Sāṃtapana [ Mn. xi, 212 ]

others omit the 6th and 7th penance, making the whole last 15 days ), Yājñ.



mahā'-sāṃdhivigrahika [ mahAsAMdhivigrahika ]

m. the prime minister of peace and war, Inscr. ( -saṃdhi-vigraha )



mahā'-sāman [ mahAsAman ]

n. a great Sāman, L.

°ma-rāja n., N. of a Sāman



mahā'-sāmanta [ mahAsAmanta ]

m. a great vassal, Inscr.



mahā'-sāmānya [ mahAsAmAnya ]

n. the widest universality, generality in the broadest sense, Sarvad



mahā'-sāra [ mahAsAra ]

mfn. ' having great sap or vigour ', firm, strong, R., Mālav

valuable, precious, R.

m. a tree akin to the Acacia Catechu, L.

n., N. of a city, Buddh.



mahā'-sārathi [ mahAsArathi ]

m. ' great charioteer ( of the sun ) ', N. of Aruṇa or the Dawn, L.



mahā'-sârtha [ mahAsArtha ]

m. a great caravan, MBh.



mahā'-sāvetasa [ mahAsAvetasa ]

n., N. of two Sāmans, ĀrshBr.



mahā'-sāhasa [ mahAsAhasa ]

n. excessive violence, great cruelty or outrage, brutal assault, W.

extreme audacity, MW.



mahā'-sāhasika [ mahAsAhasika ]

mfn. extremely daring or foolhardy, one who goes to work very rashly, Sarvad

m. a robber, Yājñ., Pañcat

an assaulter, violator, W.

-tā f. great boldness or daring, MW.

great energy

( ayā ), ind. in a very decided manner, Pañcat



mahā'-sāhasin [ mahAsAhasin ]

mfn. = -rāhasika mfn. ( q.v. ), BhP.



mahā'-si [ mahAsi ]

( °hâsi ), m. a large scimitar or sword, W.



mahā'-siṃha [ mahAsiMha ]

m. a great lion, R., MārkP.

the fabulous animal Śarabha, L.

N. of two princes, Cat., Inscr.

-gati mfn. having the gait or bearing of a noble lion ( said of Yudhi- shṭhira ), MBh. ( IW. 381, n. 1 )

-tejas m., N. of a Buddha, Lalit.



mahā'-sitā [ mahAsitA ]

f. a species of Crotolaria, L.



mahā'-siddha [ mahAsiddha ]

m. ' very perfect ', a great saint, perfect Yogin, W.

°dhânta m., N. of the younger Ārybhaṭa's wk. on astronomy



mahā'-siddhi [ mahAsiddhi ]

f. ' great perfection ', a partic. form of magical power, Prab., Śāntiś. etc.



mahā'-sukha [ mahAsukha ]

m. ' having great joy ', a Buddha, L.

n. ' great pleasure ', copulation, L.



mahā'-su-gandha [ mahAsugandha ]

mfn. very fragrant, L.

( ā ), f. a species of plant, Suśr.

Piper Chaba, L.

= sarpâkṣī, L.

n. a fragrant unguent, Dhanv



mahā'-su-gandhi [ mahAsugandhi ]

m. a kind of antidote, Suśr.



mahā'-su-darśana [ mahAsudarzana ]

m., N. of a Cakravartin, Buddh.



mahā'-sundarī-tantra [ mahAsundarItantra ]

n., N. of a work.



mahā'-suparṇá [ mahAsuparNa ]

m. a great bird, ŚBr.



mahā'-su-bhikṣa [ mahAsubhikSa ]

n. great abundance of food, good times, Rājat. ( pl. )



mahā'-sura [ mahAsura ]

( °hâs° ), m. a great Asura, MBh., R. etc.

N. of a Dānava, Hariv.

( ī ), f. a great female demon, MBh.

N. of Durgā, MārkP.



mahā'-suhayá [ mahAsuhaya ]

m. a high-spirited horse, ŚBr.



mahā'-sûkta [ mahAsUkta ]

n. a great hymn, AitBr.

pl. the great hymns of the 10th Maṇḍala of the Ṛgveda ( i.e. 1-128 ), ib.

m. the composer of the great hymns ( of the 10th Maṇḍala ), GṛS.

-vidhāna n., N. of a work.



mahā'-sūkṣma [ mahAsUkSma ]

mfn. very fine or minute or subtle, L.

( ā ), f. sand,



mahā'-sūci [ mahAsUci ]

m. ( with vyūha ) a partic. mode of arraying troops in battle, Kathās



mahā'-sūta [ mahAsUta ]

m. a military drum, W.



mahā'-setu [ mahAsetu ]

m. ' great bridge ', N. of certain sacred syllables pronounced before a partic. mystical formula, Cat.



mahā'-sena [ mahAsena ]

( mahā'- ), mfn. having a great army, RV. ( Sāy. ), MBh.

m. the commander of a large force, a general, W.

N. of Kārttikeya or Skanda, TĀr., MānGṛ., MBh. etc.

of Śiva, MBh.

the father of the 8th Jina of the present era, W.

N. of various sovereigns, Kathās

( ā ), f. a great army, Vas

-narêśvara m., N. of the father of the 8th Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī, L. ( mahasena-n° )

°nā-vyūha-parākrama m., N. of a Yaksha, Buddh.



mahā'-soma [ mahAsoma ]

m. a species of Soma plant, Suśr.



mahā'-saukhya [ mahAsaukhya ]

mfn. feeling intense delight, Sūryapr. [ 802 , 1 ]



mahā'-saura [ mahAsaura ]

n., N. of two wks.



mahā'-sauṣira [ mahAsauSira ]

m. a kind of scurvy in the mouth, Suśr.



mahā'-skandha [ mahAskandha ]

m. ' large-shouldered, high-shouldered ', a camel, W.

( ā ), f. ' having a strong stem ', Eugenia Jambolana, L.



mahā'-skandhin [ mahAskandhin ]

m. the fabulous animal Śarabha, L.



mahā'-stūpa [ mahAstUpa ]

m. ' great Stūpa or pile ', a great Buddhist structure for containing relics, Buddh.



mahā'-stotra [ mahAstotra ]

n. the great Stotra, Vait



mahā'-stoma [ mahAstoma ]

mfn. having a great Stoma, AitBr.



mahā'-stra [ mahAstra ]

( °hâs° ), n. a great or powerful missile, powerful bow, MuṇḍUp., MBh., Kathās



mahā'-sthalī [ mahAsthalI ]

f. ' great ground ', the earth, L.



mahā'-sthavira [ mahAsthavira ]

m. ' great elder ', N. of a class of monks among Buddhists, MWB. 255



mahā'-sthāna [ mahAsthAna ]

n. a high position or station, lofty rank, MBh.

-prâpta m. ( prob. w.r. for next ) N. of a Bodhi-sattva, Buddh.



mahā'-sthāma-prâpta [ mahAsthAmaprApta ]

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

of Buddha, Lalit.



mahā'-sthāla [ mahAsthAla ]

m. or n. ( ? ) a species of plant, Buddh.



mahā'-sthūla [ mahAsthUla ]

mfn. very coarse or gross, L.



mahā'-snāna [ mahAsnAna ]

n. a great washing, Hcat



mahā'-snāyu [ mahAsnAyu ]

m. a great artery, L.



mahā'-sneha [ mahAsneha ]

m. combination of the 4 kinds of fat, Bhpr.



mahā'-spada [ mahAspada ]

( °hâs° ), mfn. ' having a great position ', mighty, powerful, Hariv.



mahā'-smṛti [ mahAsmRti ]

f. great tradition, MBh.

N. of Durgā, MārkP.

-maya mf ( ā m. c. ) n. containing great traditions, Hariv.

°ty-upasthāna n., N. of a Buddhist Sūtra



mahā'-sya [ mahAsya ]

( °hâ's° ), mfn. large-mouthed, AV.



mahā'-sragvin [ mahAsragvin ]

mfn. wearing a great garland ( said of Śiva ), MBh. ( -māla )



mahā'-srotas [ mahAsrotas ]

n. ' great stream ', the bowels, Car.



mahā'-svana [ mahAsvana ]

m. a loud sound, R.

mf ( ā ) n. making a loud noise, loud-sounding, crying aloud, MBh., R.

m. a kind of drum ( = malla-tūrya ), L.

N. of an Asura, Hariv.

( am ), ind. noisily, loudly, MW.



mahā'-svapna [ mahAsvapna ]

m. the great dream, Sāṃkhyapr.



mahā'-svara [ mahAsvara ]

mfn. loud-sounding, R.



mahā'-svāda [ mahAsvAda ]

( °hâs° ), mfn. very tasteful, savoury, Rājat



mahā'-svāmin [ mahAsvAmin ]

m., N. of a commentator, Cat.



mahā'-haṃsa [ mahAhaMsa ]

m. ' great Haṃsa ' ( q.v. ), N. of Viṣṇu, MBh., BhP., Pañcar.



mahā'-hanu [ mahAhanu ]

mfn. having large jaws, MBh., Hariv.

m., N. of a Nāga, MBh.

of a Dānava, Hariv.

of a being attending on Śiva, ib.



mahā'-haya [ mahAhaya ]

m., N. of a king, BhP.



mahā'-harmya [ mahAharmya ]

n. a great building or palace, splendid mansion, Rājat. - 1



mahā'-hava [ mahAhava ]

( °hâh° ), m. a great war or battle, MBh. - 2



mahā'-hava [ mahAhava ]

m. a great sacrifice, Śiś.



mahā'-havís [ mahAhavis ]

n. the principal oblation at the Sākam- edha sacrifice, ŚBr., ŚrS.

clarified butter, MārkP.

N. of Śiva, MBh. ( havis )

( mahā'- ), m., N. of a Hotṛ, MaitrS., TĀr., ŚāṅkhŚr.



mahā'-hasta [ mahAhasta ]

mfn. having large hands ( N. of Śiva ), MBh.



mahā'-hastín [ mahAhastin ]

mfn. having large hands, RV.



mahā'-hāsa [ mahAhAsa ]

m. loud laughter, L.

mfn. laughing loudly, R.



mahā'-hí [ mahAhi ]

( °hâhi ), m. a great serpent, ŚBr., Kathās

-gandhā f. Piper Chaba, L.

-valaya mf ( ā ) n. wearing a great serpent as a bracelet ( said of Durgā ), MārkP.

-śayana n. the sleeping ( of Viṣṇu ) on the great serpent, Hit.



mahā'-hima-vat [ mahAhimavat ]

m., N. of a mountain, Śatr



mahā'-hetu [ mahAhetu ]

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



mahā'-hema-vat [ mahAhemavat ]

mfn. richly adorned with gold, ŚāṅkhGṛ.



mahā'-hailihila [ mahAhailihila ]

cf. Pāṇ. 6-2, 38



mahā'-hna [ mahAhna ]

( °hâh° ), m. ' advanced time of day ', the afternoon, ŚāṅkhBr. ( -niśā, -rātra )



mahā'-hrada [ mahAhrada ]

m. a great tank or pool, Mn., R. etc.

N. of a Tīrtha, MBh.

of a mythical pool, Siddhântaś, Gol.

of Śiva, Śivag. ( tīrtha-m° )



mahā'-hrasva [ mahAhrasva ]

mfn. very short, exceedingly low, L.

( ā ), f. Mucuna Pruritus, L.



mahêccha [ maheccha ]

mfn. having high aims, magnanimous, ambitious, Ragh., Pañcat

-tā f. ambition, Kathās



mahêndrá [ mahendra ]

m. the great Indra, AV. etc. ( also applied to Viṣṇu [ R. ] and Śiva [ Śivag. ] )

a partic. star, VP.

a great chief or leader ( sarva-devānām ), Nal

a partic. high number, Buddh.

N. of a younger brother ( or son ) of Aśoka ( who carried the Buddhist doctrine into Ceylon ), MWB. 59

of another prince ( = Kumāra-gupta ), Inscr.

of a poet, Cat.

of various other writers and teachers ( also with ācārya and sūri ), ib.

of a mountain or range of mountain ( said to be one of the 7 principal chains in India, and sometimes identified with the northern parts of the Ghats ), MBh., Kāv. etc.

of a Place, MW.

( ā ), f., N. of a river, MBh.

( ī ), f. a species of plant, L.

-kadalī f. a species of banana, L.

-ketu m. great Indra's banner, Var

-gupta m., N. of a prince, Inscr.

-guru m. ' great Inscr's teacher ', N. of the planet Jupiter ( = Bṛhas-pati ), Var

-cāpa m. ' great Inscr's bow ', a rainbow, Hariv., Kāv

-jit m., N. of Garuḍa, L.

-tva n. the name or rank of great Inscr., AitBr., MBh.

-devī f. the wife of great Inscr., VarBṛS., Sch.

-dhvaja m. = -ketu, VarBṛS.

-nagarī f. ' great Inscr's city ', i.e. Amarā-vatī, L.

-nātha m., N. of an author, Cat.

-pāla m., N. of a king ( also called nirbhaya-rāja, the pupil and patron of Rāja-śekhara ), Bālar., Introd.

-mantrin m. ' great loud's counsellor ', the planet Jupiter, Var. ( -guru )

-mandira n. great Inscr's palace, Vikr

-mahôtsava m. a great festival in honour of great Inscr., Cat.

-yāga-prayoga m., N. de una obra.

-yājin mfn. one who worships great Inscr., MānŚr.

-varman m., N. of a prince, L.

-vāruṇī f. a species of plant, L.

-śakti m., N. of a man, Kathās

-siṃha m., N. of a king, Inscr.

°drâcārya-śiṣya m., N. of an astronomer, Cat.

°drāṇī f. ' the wife of great Inscr. ', i.e. Śacī, MBh.

°drâditya m., N. of a king, Kathās

°drâdri m., N. of a mountain, BhP.

°driya mfn. sacred or belonging to great Inscr., Pāṇ. 4-2 , 29

°drīya mfn. id., ib. ( with graha m., Kāṭh. )

°drôtsava m. festival of great Inscr., MW.



mahêbhya [ mahebhya ]

m. a very rich man, Campak



mahêśa [ maheza ]

m. ' great lord or god ', N. of Śiva, Cāṇ

of a Buddhist deity, W.

of various authors and other men ( also with kavi, ṭhakkura, bhaṭṭi and miśra ), Cat.

-candra, -tīrtha, -nandin, nārāyaṇa m., N. of authors, Cat.

-netra n. ' Śiva's eyes ', N. of the number ' three ', Śrutab

-bandhu m. Aegle Marmelos, L.

-liṅga n., N. of a Liṅga, Kṣitîś

-saṃhitā f., N. of a work.

°śâkhya mfn. having the name of ' great lord ', highly distinguished or eminent, Buddh.



mahêśāna [ mahezAna ]

m. = mahêśa, N. of Śiva, Cat. ( - bandhu m. = °za-b°, A. )

( ī ), f. ' great lady ', N. of Pārvatī, Pañcar.



mahêśitṛ [ mahezitR ]

m. = mahêśāna, Cat.



mahêśvara [ mahezvara ]

m. a great lord, sovereign, chief, ŚvetUp., MBh. etc. ( with tridaśānām, ' chief of the gods ', i.e. Indra )

a god ( opp. to prakṛti ), ŚvetUp.

N. of various gods ( esp. of Śiva and of Kṛṣṇa

pl. of the Loka-pālas or guardians of the world, viz. Indra, Agni, Yama and Varuṇa ), MBh., R. etc.

of a Deva-putra, Lalit.

of various authors and other men, Inscr., Siddhântaś., Cat.

bdellium, L.

( ī ), f., N. of Durgā, Tantras. ( IW. 522 )

of Dākshāyaṇī in Mahā-kāla, Cat.

a kind of brass or bell-metal, L.

Clitoria Ternatea, L.

-kara-cyutā f. ' dropped from the hand of Śiva ', N. of the river Kara-toyā, L.

-tīrtha m., N. of a, Sch. on, R. and of another author, Cat.

-tva n. supreme lordship or dominion, Up.

-datta m., N. of a merchant, HPariś

-dīkṣita m., N. of an author ( °tīya n. his wk. ), Cat.

-dīpa m. -dharmâdharma m. or n., N. of works.

nyāyâlaṃkāra m., N. of an author, Cat.

-bhaṭṭa m., N. of an author ( °ṭīya n. his wk. ), ib.

-liṅga n., N. of a Liṅga, Kṣitîś

-vaidya m., N. of a lexicographer, Col.

-siṃha m., N. of a king of Mithilā ( patron of Ratna-pāṇi ), Cat.

-siddhânta m. = paśu-pati-śāstra, q.v., Col.

°rânanda m., N. of an author, Cat.

°rīya n., N. of a work.



mahêṣu [ maheSu ]

m. a great arrow, MārkP.

mfn. armed with a great arrow, Pāṇ. 6-2, 107, Sch.



mahêṣudhi [ maheSudhi ]

f. a great quiver, MBh.



mahêṣvāsa [ maheSvAsa ]

m. a great archer, MBh. ( also -tama ), R.

N. of Śiva, Śivag



mahaˆikôddiṣṭa [ mahaikoddiSTa ]

n. a kind of funeral ceremony, Cat.



mahaˆitareya [ mahaitareya ]

n., N. of the, AitUp., GṛS.



mahaˆiraṇḍa [ mahairaNDa ]

m. a species of Ricinus, L.



mahaˆilā [ mahailA ]

f. great cardamoms, L.



mahaˆiśvarya [ mahaizvarya ]

n. great power, Pañcar.



mahôkṣá [ mahokSa ]

m. a large bull, ŚBr. etc. ( -tā f., Ragh. )



mahôgra-tantra [ mahogratantra ]

n., N. of a Tantra



mahôcchraya [ mahocchraya ]

mfn. of great height, very lofty, R.



mahôcchrāya-vat [ mahocchrAyavat ]

mfn. id., Pañcat



mahôtkā [ mahotkA ]

f. ( prob. w.r. for mahôlkā ) lightning, L.



mahôttama [ mahottama ]

m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a partic. fragrant perfume, Kathās



mahôtpala [ mahotpala ]

n. a large water-lily, Nelumbium Speciosum, MBh.

N. of Dākshāyaṇī in Kamalâksha, Cat.



mahôtpāta [ mahotpAta ]

( in comp. ) a great portent or prodigy

-prâyaścitta n., N. of a work.

mfn. very portentous, having great prodigies, R.



mahôtsaṅga [ mahotsaGga ]

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



mahôtsava [ mahotsava ]

m. ( ifc. f. ā ) a great festival, any great rejoicing, MBh., Kāv. etc.

the god of love, L.

-maya mf ( ī ) n. consisting of great festivals, Kathās

-vidhi m., N. of a work.

°savin mfn. celebrating great festivals, Hcar.



mahôtsāha [ mahotsAha ]

mfn. having great power or strength or energy, Yājñ., MBh. etc.

m., N. of Śiva, Śivag



mahôdadhi [ mahodadhi ]

m. the great ocean, a great sea ( 4 in number ), MBh., Kāv. etc.

N. of a poet, Cat.

-ja m. ' sea-born ', a muscle, shell, MBh.



mahôdaya [ mahodaya ]

m. great fortune or prosperity, Kāv., BhP.

pre-eminence, sovereignty, L.

final emancipation, L.

mfn. conferring great fortune or prosperity, very fortunate, Mn., MBh. etc.

thinking one's self very lucky, BhP.

m. a lord, master, L.

sour milk with honey, L.

N. of a Vāsishṭha, R.

of a royal chamberlain ( who built a temple ), Rājat. ( below )

of another man, MBh.

of a mountain, R.

( ā ), f., N. of the city and district of Kānya-kubja, Bālar. ( also m., L. )

Uraria Lagopodioides, L.

an overgrown maiden, L.

N. of a mythical town on mount Meru, BhP., Sch.

of a hall or dwelling in the world of the moon, Kād. [ 802, 3 ]

-svāmin m., N. of a temple built by Mahôdaya, Rājat



mahôdara [ mahodara ]

n. ' large abdomen ', dropsy, L.

mf ( ī ) n. big-bellied, Ragh., Car.

m., N. of a serpent-demon, MBh.

of a Dānava, ib.

of a Rākshasa, R.

of a son of Dhṛta-rāshṭra, MBh.

of a son of Viśvāmitra, R.

( ī ), f. Asparagus Racemosus, Bhpr.

Cyperus Pertenuis, L.

N. of a daughter of Maya, VP.

°ra-mukha m., N. of an attendant of Durgā, Kathās

°rêśvara n., N. of a Liṅga, Cat.

°rya m., N. of a man, MBh. ( v.l. °daya )



mahôdāra [ mahodAra ]

mfn. mighty, powerful, W.



mahôdyama [ mahodyama ]

m. great effort or exertion, W.

( with Jainas ), a partic. Kalpa, Dharmaś

mfn. very energetic or diligent or persevering, studiously occupied or busily engaged in ( loc. or dat. ), Śukas., Rājat



mahôdyoga [ mahodyoga ]

mfn. making great exertions, very laborious or industrious, MW.



mahôdreka [ mahodreka ]

m. a partic. measure of capacity ( = 4 Prasthas ), L.



mahôdhas [ mahodhas ]

mfn. ' large-uddered ', rich in clouds or water ( said of Parjanya ), Pat.



mahônnata [ mahonnata ]

mfn. very high or lofty, ŚārṅgP.

m. the palm or palmyra tree, L.



mahônnati [ mahonnati ]

f. great elevation, high rank or position, L.



mahônmada [ mahonmada ]

m. excessive intoxication, great ecstasy, W.

a species of fish, L.



mahô'nmāna [ mahonmAna ]

mfn. very extensive or weighty, AV.



mahôpakāra [ mahopakAra ]

m. great aid or assistance, MW.



mahôpaniṣad [ mahopaniSad ]

f., N. of an Upanishad

-dīpikā f., N. of a, Comm. on it



mahôpaniṣada [ mahopaniSada ]

n. a great science or mystical doctrine, Up.



mahôpamā [ mahopamA ]

f., N. of a river, MBh. ( v.l. mahâpagā )



mahôpasthānaprayoga [ mahopasthAnaprayoga ]

m., N. of a work.



mahôpâdhyāya [ mahopAdhyAya ]

m. ' great teacher ', N. of various scholars and authors ( e.g. of Bhāravi, Vidyā-nātha, Raghu-nātha etc. ), Cat. ( mahā-mahôp° )



mahôpâsaka [ mahopAsaka ]

m. a lay-brother, Buddh. ( w.r. mahâp° )



mahôraga [ mahoraga ]

m. a great serpent ( with Jainas and Buddhists a class of demons ), MBh., Kāv. etc. ( MWB. 220 )

n. the root of Tabernaemontana Coronaria, L.

-daṣṭa mfn. bitten by a great serpent, MaitrUp.

-lipi f. a kind of writing, Lalit.



mahôraska [ mahoraska ]

mfn. broad-chested, MBh., R.



mahôrmin [ mahormin ]

mfn. having great waves, very billowy, MBh.



mahôlkā [ maholkA ]

f. a great firebrand, MBh.

a great meteor, Mn., R.

lightning ( ? ), mahôtkā



mah'-oṣṭha [ mahoSTha ]

mfn. great-lipped ( said of Śiva ), MBh.



mahaˆugha [ mahaugha ]

mf ( ā ) n. having a strong current, Kathās

m., N. of a son of Tvashṭṛ, ib.



mahaˆujas [ mahaujas ]

n. great might or power, W.

mfn. very vigorous or powerful or mighty, Mn., MBh. etc.

m. a hero, champion, W.

N. of a king, MBh.

of Su-brahmaṇya, L.

pl. of a people, MBh.

°jasa n. the discus of Viṣṇu, L.

( ī ), f. a species of plant, L.

°jaska mfn. = mahaˆujas, L.



mahaˆudanī [ mahaudanI ]

f. Asparagus Racemosus, L.



mahaˆudavāhi [ mahaudavAhi ]

m., N. of a Vedic teacher, ĀśvGṛ.



mahaˆuṣadha [ mahauSadha ]

n. a very efficacious drug, a sovereign remedy, panacea, Kāv., Kathās

N. of certain very strong or pungent plants ( such as dried ginger, garlic, long pepper etc. ), Suśr., Pañcar., L.



mahaˆuṣadhi [ mahauSadhi ]

f. a great or very efficacious medicinal plant, MBh., Kāv. etc. ( also °dhī )

Dūrvā grass, L.

Mimosa Pudica, L.

N. of a serpent-maid, Kāraṇḍ

( °dhī ), f., N. of various medicinal plants ( such as Hingtsha Repens, Aconitum Ferox etc. ), Suśr., Pañcar., L.

°dhisûkta n., N. of, RV. x, 97, Cat.



महा
 mahā [ mahA ]

mahā-kaṅkara etc. See p. 794, col. 3



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