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महा (3)

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Contents


mahā [ mahA ]


in comp. for mahat ( in cf. 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 cf. 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 cf. MWB. 65 etc.

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

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

°śâvalī f. N. of wk.

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



mahā'-vakāśa [ mahAvakAza ]

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



mahā'-vaktra [ mahAvaktra ]

mfn. large-mouthed cf. MBh.

m. N. of a Dānava cf. Hariv.



mahā'-vakṣas [ mahAvakSas ]

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



mahā'-vajraka [ mahAvajraka ]

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



mahā'-vaṭūrin [ mahAvaTUrin ]

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



mahā'-vaṇij [ mahAvaNij ]

m. a great merchant cf. Kathās



mahā'-vada [ mahAvada ]

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



mahā'-vadha [ mahAvadha ]

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

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



mahā'-vana [ mahAvana ]

n. a great forest cf. MBh. cf. R.

N. of a forest cf. L.

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

mfn. having a great forest cf. Vop

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



mahā'-vandhyā [ mahAvandhyA ]

f. a wholly barren woman cf. Pañcar.



mahā'-vapa [ mahAvapa ]

m. a species of plant cf. L.



mahā'-varā [ mahAvarA ]

f. Dūrvā grass cf. L.



mahā'-varāha [ mahAvarAha ]

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

of a king cf. Kathās

of a wk. ( cf. -vārāha )



mahā'-varoha [ mahAvaroha ]

( °hâv° ), m. Ficus Infectoria cf. L.



mahā'-vartana [ mahAvartana ]

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



mahā'-varti [ mahAvarti ]

f. a large wick cf. Viṣṇ



mahā'-vallī [ mahAvallI ]

f. a large climbing-plant cf. Kathās

Gaertnera Racemosa cf. L.



mahā'-vasa [ mahAvasa ]

m. Delphinus Gangeticus cf. L.



mahā'-vasu [ mahAvasu ]

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



mahā'-vastu [ mahAvastu ]

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



mahā'-vākya [ mahAvAkya ]

n. any long continuous composition or literary wk. ( -tva n. ) cf. 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 ) cf. Vedântas. cf. 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 wk.

°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 wks.



mahā'-vāta [ mahAvAta ]

m. a great or stormy wind cf. Kām

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

-samūha m. a tempest cf. MBh.



mahā'-vātsapra [ mahAvAtsapra ]

n. N. of a Sāman cf. ĀrshBr.



mahā'-vādin [ mahAvAdin ]

m. a great controversialist cf. Buddh.



mahā'-vāmadevya [ mahAvAmadevya ]

n. N. of a Sāman cf. ĀrshBr.



mahā'-vāyu [ mahAvAyu ]

m. a tempestuous wind, gale cf. Bhāshāp

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



mahā'-vārāha [ mahAvArAha ]

m. N. of wk. ( cf. -varāha )



mahā'-vāruṇī [ mahAvAruNI ]

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



mahā'-vārttika [ mahAvArttika ]

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



mahā'-vārṣikā [ mahAvArSikA ]

f. a species of plant cf. Buddh.



mahā'-vāla-bhid [ mahAvAlabhid ]

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



mahā'-vāstu [ mahAvAstu ]

n. great space cf. Bhpr.

mfn. occupying great space cf. ib.



mahā'-vāhana [ mahAvAhana ]

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



mahā'-vikrama [ mahAvikrama ]

mfn. very valorous or courageous cf. L.

m. N. of a lion cf. Hit.

of a Nāga cf. Buddh.



mahā'-vikramin [ mahAvikramin ]

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



mahā'-vighna [ mahAvighna ]

m. or n. a great obstacle cf. MānGṛ. cf. R.



mahā'-vijña [ mahAvijJa ]

mfn. very wise or intelligent cf. Buddh.



mahā'-viḍa [ mahAviDa ]

n. a kind of factitious salt cf. Cat.



mahā'-vidagdha [ mahAvidagdha ]

mfn. very clever cf. L.



mahā'-videha [ mahAvideha ]

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

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



mahā'-vidyā [ mahAvidyA ]

f. a great or exalted science cf. MW.

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

of Durgā cf. MārkP.

of a Mantra cf. Cat.

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

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

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



mahā'-vidyut-prabha [ mahAvidyutprabha ]

m. N. of a Nāga cf. Buddh.



mahā'-vipulā [ mahAvipulA ]

f. a kind of metre cf. Piṅg. cf. Sch.



mahā'-vibhāṣā [ mahAvibhASA ]

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

-śāstra n. N. of wk.



mahā'-vibhūta [ mahAvibhUta ]

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



mahā'-vibhūti [ mahAvibhUti ]

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

the great goddess of welfare, Lakshmī cf. BhP.

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



mahā'-viraha [ mahAviraha ]

m. a great separation, Pracaṇḍ



mahā'-virāva [ mahAvirAva ]

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



mahā'-vivāha [ mahAvivAha ]

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



mahā'-viśiṣṭa [ mahAviziSTa ]

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



mahā'-viṣa [ mahAviSa ]

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

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

m. Coluber Naga cf. L.



mahā'-viṣuva [ mahAviSuva ]

n. ( cf. VP., or °va-saṃkrānti f. cf. 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 cf. RāmatUp. cf. Cat. ( esp. N. of Viṣṇu when worshipped by Buddhists cf. MWB. 215 )

N. of Kapila cf. L.

-pūjā-paddhati f. -stuti-ṭīkā, f. N. of wk.

°ṇor mahā-stuti f. N. of wk.



mahā'-vistara [ mahAvistara ]

mfn. very extensive or copious cf. Bhartṛ



mahā'-vihāra [ mahAvihAra ]

m. a great Buddhist monastery cf. Buddh.

N. of a Buddhist monastery in Ceylon cf. ib.

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



mahā'-vīci [ mahAvIci ]

m. N. of a hell cf. Mn.



mahā'-vīṇā [ mahAvINA ]

f. a kind of lute cf. Lāṭy



mahā'-vīta [ mahAvIta ]

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

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

( v.l. -vīra )



mahā'-vīrá [ mahAvIra ]

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

N. of Viṣṇu cf. DhyānabUp.

an archer, bowman cf. L.

a lion cf. L.

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

of Hanumat cf. A.

of Gautama Buddha cf. MWB. 23

sacrificial fire cf. BhP.

a sacrificial vessel cf. ŚBr.

thunderbolt cf. L.

a white horse cf. L.

the Indian cuckoo cf. L.

a kind of hawk cf. W.

Helminthostachys Laciniata cf. L.

= jarāṭaka cf. L.

N. of sev. kings cf. MBh. cf. R. cf. 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. ) cf. MWB. 529

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

-carita n. ' the exploits of the great hero ( Rāma ) ', N. of a celebrated drama by Bhavabhūti cf. 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 cf. ŚBr. cf. MBh. cf. R. etc.

m. yam cf. L.

N. of Brahmā cf. W.

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

of a Buddha cf. L.

of a Jina cf. MW.

of sev. kings cf. R. cf. Pur.

of a Bhikshu cf. Buddh.

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

= mahā-śatāvarī cf. L.

N. of Saṃjñā ( the wife of Sūrya )

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



mahā'-vṛkṣá [ mahAvRkSa ]

m. a great tree cf. AV. cf. TāṇḍyaBr. c.

a species of Euphorbia cf. Suśr. cf. Car.

= -pīlu ( q.v. ) cf. L.

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

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



mahā'-vṛddha [ mahAvRddha ]

mfn. very old or aged cf. R.



mahā'-vṛnda [ mahAvRnda ]

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



mahā'-vṛṣá [ mahAvRSa ]

m. a great bull cf. Rājat

Phaseolus Radiatus cf. L.

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



mahā'-vega [ mahAvega ]

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

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

m. an ape cf. L.

the bird Garuḍa cf. L.

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

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

-vatī f. a species of plant cf. Suśr.



mahā'-vedânta-ṣaṭka [ mahAvedAntaSaTka ]

n. N. of wk.



mahā'-vedi [ mahAvedi ]

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



mahā'-vedha [ mahAvedha ]

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



mahā'-vela [ mahAvela ]

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



mahā'-vaipulya [ mahAvaipulya ]

n. great magnitude, wide extent cf. Lalit.

-sūtra n. N. of a Buddhist Sūtra wk.



mahā'-vaira [ mahAvaira ]

n. great enmity cf. Kām



mahā'-vairāja [ mahAvairAja ]

n. N. of a Sāman cf. Gaut

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



mahā'-vaila-stha [ mahAvailastha ]

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



mahā'-vaiśvadeva [ mahAvaizvadeva ]

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



mahā'-vaiśvānara-vrata [ mahAvaizvAnaravrata ]

n. N. of two Sāmans cf. ĀrshBr.



mahā'-vaiśvāmitra [ mahAvaizvAmitra ]

n. N. of two Sāmans cf. Br.



mahā'-vaiṣṭambha [ mahAvaiSTambha ]

n. N. of a Sāman cf. ĀrshBr.



mahā'-vyasana-saptaka [ mahAvyasanasaptaka ]

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



mahā'-vyādhi [ mahAvyAdhi ]

m. a great or severe disease cf. Suśr.

the black leprosy cf. MW.



mahā'-vyāhṛti [ mahAvyAhRti ]

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



mahā'-vyutpatti [ mahAvyutpatti ]

f. N. of a Sanskṛt-Tibetan lexicon



mahā'-vyūha [ mahAvyUha ]

m. N. of a Samādhi cf. Buddh.

of a Deva-putra cf. Lalit.



mahā'-vraṇa [ mahAvraNa ]

n. a serious wound cf. Vārāhīt



mahā'-vratá [ mahAvrata ]

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

a great vow cf. Sāh

a great religious observance cf. R. cf. 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 cf. Comm. to the Śastra following the Stotra ) cf. AV. cf. Br. cf. TS. etc.

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

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

observing the rule of the Pāśupatas

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

m. a Pāśupata cf. Kathās

N. of a poet cf. Cat.

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

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

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

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

-hautra n. N. of wk.



mahā'-vratika [ mahAvratika ]

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

observing the rule of the Pāśupatas, a Pāśupata cf. Kathās

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

-veṣa mfn. dressed as a Pāśupatas cf. Kathās



mahā'-vratin [ mahAvratin ]

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

m. a Pāśupatas cf. ib.

N. of Śiva cf. L.

a devotee, ascetic ( = joṭiṅga ) cf. L.

= uraskaṭa ( ? ) cf. L.



mahā'-vratī'ya [ mahAvratIya ]

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



mahā'-vrāta [ mahAvrAta ]

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

said of Indra ) cf. RV.



mahā'-vrīhi [ mahAvrIhi ]

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

-maya mfn. consisting of large rice cf. Hcat



mahā'-śa [ mahAza ]

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



mahā'-śakuni [ mahAzakuni ]

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



mahā'-śakti [ mahAzakti ]

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

m. N. of Kārttikeya cf. L.

of a son of Kṛshṇa cf. BhP.

of a poet cf. Cat.

-nyāsa m. N. of wk.



mahā'-śakya [ mahAzakya ]

m. w.r. for -śākya ( q.v. ) cf. Rājat



mahā'-śaṅku [ mahAzaGku ]

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



mahā'-śaṅkha [ mahAzaGkha ]

m. a great conch-shell cf. MBh.

the temporal bone cf. L.

a human bone cf. L.

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

one of Kubera's treasures cf. L.

N. of a serpent-demon cf. BhP.

m. n. the frontal bone cf. L.

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

-mālā-saṃskāra m. N. of wk.



mahā'-śaṭha [ mahAzaTha ]

m. a species of thorn-apple cf. L.



mahā'-śaṇapuṣpikā [ mahAzaNapuSpikA ]

f. a species of plant cf. L.



mahā'-śata-koṭi [ mahAzatakoTi ]

f. N. of wk.



mahā'-śatā [ mahAzatA ]

or f. a species of plant cf. Bhpr.



mahā'-śatāvarī [ mahAzatAvarI ]

f. a species of plant cf. Bhpr.



mahā'-śana [ mahAzana ]

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

m. N. of an Asura cf. BhP.



mahā'-śani-dhvaja [ mahAzanidhvaja ]

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



mahā'-śaphara [ mahAzaphara ]

m. a species of carp cf. Bhpr.



mahā'-śabda [ mahAzabda ]

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

the word mahā cf. MBh. cf. Tithyād

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

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



mahā'-śamī [ mahAzamI ]

f. a large Acacia Suma cf. Pañcat



mahā'-śambhu [ mahAzambhu ]

m. the great Śiva cf. Cat.



mahā'-śaya [ mahAzaya ]

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

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

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



mahā'-śayana [ mahAzayana ]

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



mahā'-śayyā [ mahAzayyA ]

f. a great or lofty or splendid couch cf. Bhartṛ



mahā'-śara [ mahAzara ]

m. a species of reed cf. L.



mahā'-śarīra [ mahAzarIra ]

mfn. having a great body cf. Suśr.



mahā'-śarman [ mahAzarman ]

m. N. of an author cf. Cat.



mahā'-śalka [ mahAzalka ]

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

( ā ), f. a kind of sweet citron cf. L.



mahā'-śalkalin [ mahAzalkalin ]

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



mahā'-śastra [ mahAzastra ]

n. a powerful weapon cf. MBh.



mahā'-śāka [ mahAzAka ]

n. a kind of vegetable cf. Yājñ.



mahā'-śākya [ mahAzAkya ]

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



mahā'-śākha [ mahAzAkha ]

mfn. having great branches cf. L.

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

Uraria Lagopodioides cf. L.



mahā'-śānti [ mahAzAnti ]

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

N. of two wks.

-nirūpaṇa n. -paddhati f. -viniyoga-mālā f. N. of wks.



mahā'-śāmbavaka [ mahAzAmbavaka ]

m. N. of a man cf. ŚāṅkhGṛ.



mahā'-śārīrakôpaniṣad [ mahAzArIrakopaniSad ]

f. N. of an Upanishad



mahā'-śāla [ mahAzAla ]

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

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

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



mahā'-śāli [ mahAzAli ]

m. a kind of large rice cf. Suśr.



mahā'-śālīna [ mahAzAlIna ]

mfn. very modest cf. BhP.



mahā'-śālvaṇa [ mahAzAlvaNa ]

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



mahā'-śāsana [ mahAzAsana ]

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

great edict or order of government cf. MW.

mfn. exercising great dominion, having great power cf. Dhūrtas

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



mahā'-śimbī [ mahAzimbI ]

f. a species of Dolichos cf. L.



mahā'-śiras [ mahAziras ]

mfn. large-headed cf. L.

m. a kind of serpent cf. Suśr.

a species of lizard cf. ib.

N. of a Dānava cf. MBh.

of a man cf. ib.

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

°ro-dhara, mahā-kāya-ś°



mahā'-śilā [ mahAzilA ]

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



mahā'-śiva [ mahAziva ]

m. the great Śiva cf. Pañcar. cf. 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 wks.



mahā'-śīta-vatī [ mahAzItavatI ]

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

( mahā-śetav° cf. W. )



mahā'-śītā [ mahAzItA ]

f. Asparagus Racemosus cf. L.



mahā'-śīrṣa [ mahAzIrSa ]

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



mahā'-śīla [ mahAzIla ]

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



mahā'-śukti [ mahAzukti ]

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



mahā'-śuklā [ mahAzuklA ]

f. N. of Saras-vatī cf. L.



mahā'-śubhra [ mahAzubhra ]

n. silver cf. L.



mahā'-śūdra [ mahAzUdra ]

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

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

( ā ), f. = mahatī śūdrā cf. ib.

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



mahā'-śūnya [ mahAzUnya ]

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

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



mahā'-śṛṅga [ mahAzRGga ]

m. a species of stag cf. L.



mahā'-śetavatī [ mahAzetavatI ]

f. = -śīta-vatī above



mahā'-śairīṣa [ mahAzairISa ]

n. N. of two Sāmans cf. ĀrshBr.



mahā'-śaila [ mahAzaila ]

m. a great rock or mountain cf. Bhartṛ

N. of a mountain cf. MārkP.



mahā'-śaiva-tantra [ mahAzaivatantra ]

n. N. of wk.



mahā'-śoṇa [ mahAzoNa ]

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



mahā'-śauṇḍī [ mahAzauNDI ]

f. a species of Achyranthes cf. L.



mahā'-śauṣira [ mahAzauSira ]



mahā'-śman [ mahAzman ]

( °hâś° ), m. a precious stone cf. Kir



mahā'-śmaśāna [ mahAzmazAna ]

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

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



mahā'-śyāmā [ mahAzyAmA ]

f. Ichnocarpus Frutescens cf. Suśr.

Dalbergia Sissoo cf. L.



mahā'-śrama [ mahAzrama ]

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



mahā'-śramaṇa [ mahAzramaNa ]

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

a Jina cf. Gal.



mahā'-śrāvaka [ mahAzrAvaka ]

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



mahā'-śrāvaṇikā [ mahAzrAvaNikA ]

f. a species of medicinal drug cf. L.



mahā'-śrāvaṇī [ mahAzrAvaNI ]

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



mahā'-śrī [ mahAzrI ]

f. N. of Lakshmī cf. W.

of a Buddhist goddess cf. L.



mahā'-śruti [ mahAzruti ]

m. N. of a Gandharva cf. Hariv.



mahā'-śrotriya [ mahAzrotriya ]

m. a great theologian cf. ChUp. cf. BhP.



mahā'-ślakṣṇā [ mahAzlakSNA ]

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



mahā'-śva [ mahAzva ]

( °hâś° ), m. N. of a man cf. MBh.

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



mahā'-śvāsa [ mahAzvAsa ]

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

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



mahā'-śveta [ mahAzveta ]

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

( ā ), f. a species of plant cf. Suśr.

Batatas Paniculata cf. L.

Clitoria Ternatea cf. L.

a species of Achyranthes cf. L.

white or candied sugar cf. L.

N. of Durgā, cf. DevīP.

of Sarasvatī cf. L.

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

of a woman cf. Kād

-ghaṇṭī f. a species of plant cf. L.



mahā'-ṣaṭ-takra-taila [ mahASaTtakrataila ]

n. a partic. mixture cf. Bhpr.



mahā'-ṣaṣṭhī [ mahASaSThI ]

f. a form of Durgā ' cf. Tantras



mahā'-ṣoḍhā-nyāsa [ mahASoDhAnyAsa ]

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

-nirṇaya m. N. of wk.

-saṃdhipūjā f. the festival mentioned above cf. Col.



mahā'-saṃ-sṛṣṭa [ mahAsaMsRSTa ]

m. N. of a mythical mountain cf. Kāraṇḍ



mahā'-saṃhitā [ mahAsaMhitA ]

f. great connexion or combination cf. TUp.



mahā'-saṃkaṭa [ mahAsaMkaTa ]

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

n. a great danger or distress cf. Bhartṛ



mahā'-saṃkalpa [ mahAsaMkalpa ]

m. N. of wk.



mahā'-saṃkrānti [ mahAsaMkrAnti ]

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



mahā'-saṃghika [ mahAsaMghika ]

w.r. for -sāṃghika, q.v.



mahā'-saṃjñā [ mahAsaMjJA ]

f. a partic. high number cf. Buddh.



mahā'-satī [ mahAsatI ]

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



mahā'-sato-bṛhatī [ mahAsatobRhatI ]

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



mahā'-sato-mukhā [ mahAsatomukhA ]

f. ( cf. RPrāt. ) two kinds of metre



mahā'-sat-tā [ mahAsattA ]

f. absolute being, absolute existence cf. RāmatUp.



mahā'-sattrá [ mahAsattra ]

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



mahā'-sat-tva [ mahAsattva ]

m. a great creature, large animal cf. MBh.

n. = -sat-tā above cf. Up.

mfn. steady, constant ( -tā below )

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

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

extremely courageous cf. MBh. cf. Kathās

containing large animals ( -tā below )

m. a Buddha cf. L.

N. of Kubera cf. L.

of Gautama Buddha as heir to the throne cf. Buddh.

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

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



mahā'-satya [ mahAsatya ]

m. N. of Yama cf. L.



mahā'-sana [ mahAsana ]

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

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



mahā'-saṃdhi-vigraha [ mahAsaMdhivigraha ]

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



mahā'-sanna [ mahAsanna ]

m. N. of Kubera cf. L. ( cf. -sat-tvā )



mahā'-sanni [ mahAsanni ]

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



mahā'-saptamī [ mahAsaptamI ]

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



mahā'-sabhā [ mahAsabhA ]

f. a large ( dining ) hall cf. Kathās



mahā'-sama [ mahAsama ]

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



mahā'-samaṅgā [ mahAsamaGgA ]

f. a species of plant cf. L.



mahā'-samaya [ mahAsamaya ]

m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a Buddhist Sūtra



mahā'-samāpta [ mahAsamApta ]

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



mahā'-samudra [ mahAsamudra ]

m. ' great sea ', the ocean cf. Var



mahā'-sambhava [ mahAsambhava ]

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



mahā'-sammatīya [ mahAsammatIya ]

m. pl. N. of a Buddhist school cf. 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 cf. Cat.

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



mahā'-saroja [ mahAsaroja ]

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



mahā'-sarga [ mahAsarga ]

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



mahā'-sarja [ mahAsarja ]

m. Terminalia Tomentosa cf. L.

Artocarpus Integrifolia cf. L.



mahā'-sarpa [ mahAsarpa ]

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

n. N. of sev. Sāmans cf. ĀrshBr.



mahā'-saha [ mahAsaha ]

mfn. much-enduring, bearing much cf. W.

m. Rosa Moschata cf. L.

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

Wrightia Antidysenterica etc. cf. L. )



mahā'-sahasra-nāman [ mahAsahasranAman ]

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



mahā'-sahasra-pramardana [ mahAsahasrapramardana ]

n. N. of a Sūtra cf. Buddh.

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



mahā'-sahasra-pramardinī [ mahAsahasrapramardinI ]

f. = prec. f. cf. W.



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

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



mahā'-sāṃkhyāyana [ mahAsAMkhyAyana ]

m. N. of a teacher cf. Cat.



mahā'-sāṃghika [ mahAsAMghika ]

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



mahā'-sādhana-bhāga [ mahAsAdhanabhAga ]

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



mahā'-sādhu [ mahAsAdhu ]

mfn. very good cf. Buddh.

( ), f. = -satī ( q.v. ) cf. 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 [ cf. Mn. xi, 212 ]

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



mahā'-sāṃdhivigrahika [ mahAsAMdhivigrahika ]

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



mahā'-sāman [ mahAsAman ]

n. a great Sāman cf. L.

°ma-rāja n. N. of a Sāman



mahā'-sāmanta [ mahAsAmanta ]

m. a great vassal cf. Inscr.



mahā'-sāmānya [ mahAsAmAnya ]

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



mahā'-sāra [ mahAsAra ]

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

valuable, precious cf. R.

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

n. N. of a city cf. Buddh.



mahā'-sārathi [ mahAsArathi ]

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



mahā'-sârtha [ mahAsArtha ]

m. a great caravan cf. MBh.



mahā'-sāvetasa [ mahAsAvetasa ]

n. N. of two Sāmans cf. ĀrshBr.



mahā'-sāhasa [ mahAsAhasa ]

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

extreme audacity cf. MW.



mahā'-sāhasika [ mahAsAhasika ]

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

m. a robber cf. Yājñ. cf. Pañcat

an assaulter, violator cf. W.

-tā f. great boldness or daring cf. MW.

great energy

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



mahā'-sāhasin [ mahAsAhasin ]

mfn. = -rāhasika mfn. ( q.v. ) cf. BhP.



mahā'-si [ mahAsi ]

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



mahā'-siṃha [ mahAsiMha ]

m. a great lion cf. R. cf. MārkP.

the fabulous animal Śarabha cf. L.

N. of two princes cf. Cat. cf. Inscr.

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

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



mahā'-sitā [ mahAsitA ]

f. a species of Crotolaria cf. L.



mahā'-siddha [ mahAsiddha ]

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

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



mahā'-siddhi [ mahAsiddhi ]

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



mahā'-sukha [ mahAsukha ]

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

n. ' great pleasure ', copulation cf. L.



mahā'-su-gandha [ mahAsugandha ]

mfn. very fragrant cf. L.

( ā ), f. a species of plant cf. Suśr.

Piper Chaba cf. L.

= sarpâkṣī cf. L.

n. a fragrant unguent cf. Dhanv



mahā'-su-gandhi [ mahAsugandhi ]

m. a kind of antidote cf. Suśr.



mahā'-su-darśana [ mahAsudarzana ]

m. N. of a Cakravartin cf. Buddh.



mahā'-sundarī-tantra [ mahAsundarItantra ]

n. N. of wk.



mahā'-suparṇá [ mahAsuparNa ]

m. a great bird cf. ŚBr.



mahā'-su-bhikṣa [ mahAsubhikSa ]

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



mahā'-sura [ mahAsura ]

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

N. of a Dānava cf. Hariv.

( ī ), f. a great female demon cf. MBh.

N. of Durgā cf. MārkP.



mahā'-suhayá [ mahAsuhaya ]

m. a high-spirited horse cf. ŚBr.



mahā'-sûkta [ mahAsUkta ]

n. a great hymn cf. AitBr.

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

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

-vidhāna n. N. of wk.



mahā'-sūkṣma [ mahAsUkSma ]

mfn. very fine or minute or subtle cf. L.

( ā ), f. sand,



mahā'-sūci [ mahAsUci ]

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



mahā'-sūta [ mahAsUta ]

m. a military drum cf. W.



mahā'-setu [ mahAsetu ]

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



mahā'-sena [ mahAsena ]

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

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

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

of Śiva cf. MBh.

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

N. of various sovereigns cf. Kathās

( ā ), f. a great army cf. Vas

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

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



mahā'-soma [ mahAsoma ]

m. a species of Soma plant cf. Suśr.



mahā'-saukhya [ mahAsaukhya ]

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



mahā'-saura [ mahAsaura ]

n. N. of two wks.



mahā'-sauṣira [ mahAsauSira ]

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



mahā'-skandha [ mahAskandha ]

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

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



mahā'-skandhin [ mahAskandhin ]

m. the fabulous animal Śarabha cf. L.



mahā'-stūpa [ mahAstUpa ]

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



mahā'-stotra [ mahAstotra ]

n. the great Stotra cf. Vait



mahā'-stoma [ mahAstoma ]

mfn. having a great Stoma cf. AitBr.



mahā'-stra [ mahAstra ]

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



mahā'-sthalī [ mahAsthalI ]

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



mahā'-sthavira [ mahAsthavira ]

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



mahā'-sthāna [ mahAsthAna ]

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

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



mahā'-sthāma-prâpta [ mahAsthAmaprApta ]

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

of Buddha cf. Lalit.



mahā'-sthāla [ mahAsthAla ]

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



mahā'-sthūla [ mahAsthUla ]

mfn. very coarse or gross cf. L.



mahā'-snāna [ mahAsnAna ]

n. a great washing cf. Hcat



mahā'-snāyu [ mahAsnAyu ]

m. a great artery cf. L.



mahā'-sneha [ mahAsneha ]

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



mahā'-spada [ mahAspada ]

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



mahā'-smṛti [ mahAsmRti ]

f. great tradition cf. MBh.

N. of Durgā cf. MārkP.

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

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



mahā'-sya [ mahAsya ]

( °hâ's° ), mfn. large-mouthed cf. AV.



mahā'-sragvin [ mahAsragvin ]

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



mahā'-srotas [ mahAsrotas ]

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



mahā'-svana [ mahAsvana ]

m. a loud sound cf. R.

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

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

N. of an Asura cf. Hariv.

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



mahā'-svapna [ mahAsvapna ]

m. the great dream cf. Sāṃkhyapr.



mahā'-svara [ mahAsvara ]

mfn. loud-sounding cf. R.



mahā'-svāda [ mahAsvAda ]

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



mahā'-svāmin [ mahAsvAmin ]

m. N. of a commentator cf. Cat.



mahā'-haṃsa [ mahAhaMsa ]

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



mahā'-hanu [ mahAhanu ]

mfn. having large jaws cf. MBh. cf. Hariv.

m. N. of a Nāga cf. MBh.

of a Dānava cf. Hariv.

of a being attending on Śiva cf. ib.



mahā'-haya [ mahAhaya ]

m. N. of a king cf. BhP.



mahā'-harmya [ mahAharmya ]

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



mahā'-hava [ mahAhava ]

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



mahā'-hava [ mahAhava ]

m. a great sacrifice cf. Śiś.



mahā'-havís [ mahAhavis ]

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

clarified butter cf. MārkP.

N. of Śiva cf. MBh. ( cf. havis )

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



mahā'-hasta [ mahAhasta ]

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



mahā'-hastín [ mahAhastin ]

mfn. having large hands cf. RV.



mahā'-hāsa [ mahAhAsa ]

m. loud laughter cf. L.

mfn. laughing loudly cf. R.



mahā'-hí [ mahAhi ]

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

-gandhā f. Piper Chaba cf. L.

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

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



mahā'-hima-vat [ mahAhimavat ]

m. N. of a mountain cf. Śatr



mahā'-hetu [ mahAhetu ]

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



mahā'-hema-vat [ mahAhemavat ]

mfn. richly adorned with gold cf. ŚāṅkhGṛ.



mahā'-hailihila [ mahAhailihila ]

cf. Pāṇ. 6-2, 38



mahā'-hna [ mahAhna ]

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



mahā'-hrada [ mahAhrada ]

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

N. of a Tīrtha cf. MBh.

of a mythical pool, Siddhântaś cf. Gol.

of Śiva cf. Śivag. ( cf. tīrtha-m° )



mahā'-hrasva [ mahAhrasva ]

mfn. very short, exceedingly low cf. L.

( ā ), f. Mucuna Pruritus cf. L.



mahêccha [ maheccha ]

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

-tā f. ambition cf. Kathās



mahêndrá [ mahendra ]

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

a partic. star cf. VP.

a great chief or leader ( sarva-devānām ) cf. Nal

a partic. high number cf. Buddh.

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

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

of a poet cf. Cat.

of various other writers and teachers ( also with ācārya and sūri ) cf. 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 ) cf. MBh. cf. Kāv. etc.

of a Place cf. MW.

( ā ), f. N. of a river cf. MBh.

( ī ), f. a species of plant cf. L.

-kadalī f. a species of banana cf. L.

-ketu m. great Indra's banner cf. Var

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

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

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

-jit m. N. of Garuḍa cf. L.

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

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

-dhvaja m. = -ketu cf. VarBṛS.

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

-nātha m. N. of an author cf. Cat.

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

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

-mandira n. great Inscr's palace cf. Vikr

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

-yāga-prayoga m. N. of wk.

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

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

-vāruṇī f. a species of plant cf. L.

-śakti m. N. of a man cf. Kathās

-siṃha m. N. of a king cf. Inscr.

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

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

°drâditya m. N. of a king cf. Kathās

°drâdri m. N. of a mountain cf. BhP.

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

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

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



mahêbhya [ mahebhya ]

m. a very rich man cf. Campak



mahêśa [ maheza ]

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

of a Buddhist deity cf. W.

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

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

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

-bandhu m. Aegle Marmelos cf. L.

-liṅga n. N. of a Liṅga cf. Kṣitîś

-saṃhitā f. N. of wk.

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



mahêśāna [ mahezAna ]

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

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



mahêśitṛ [ mahezitR ]

m. = mahêśāna cf. Cat.



mahêśvara [ mahezvara ]

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

a god ( opp. to prakṛti ) cf. ŚvetUp.

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

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

of a Deva-putra cf. Lalit.

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

bdellium cf. L.

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

of Dākshāyaṇī in Mahā-kāla cf. Cat.

a kind of brass or bell-metal cf. L.

Clitoria Ternatea cf. L.

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

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

-tva n. supreme lordship or dominion cf. Up.

-datta m. N. of a merchant cf. HPariś

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

-dīpa m. -dharmâdharma m. or n. N. of wks.

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

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

-liṅga n. N. of a Liṅga cf. Kṣitîś

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

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

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

°rânanda m. N. of an author cf. Cat.

°rīya n. N. of wk.



mahêṣu [ maheSu ]

m. a great arrow cf. MārkP.

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



mahêṣudhi [ maheSudhi ]

f. a great quiver cf. MBh.



mahêṣvāsa [ maheSvAsa ]

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

N. of Śiva cf. Śivag



maha&#136;ikôddiṣṭa [ mahaikoddiSTa ]

n. a kind of funeral ceremony cf. Cat.



maha&#136;itareya [ mahaitareya ]

n. N. of the cf. AitUp. cf. GṛS.



maha&#136;iraṇḍa [ mahairaNDa ]

m. a species of Ricinus cf. L.



maha&#136;ilā [ mahailA ]

f. great cardamoms cf. L.



maha&#136;iśvarya [ mahaizvarya ]

n. great power cf. Pañcar.



mahôkṣá [ mahokSa ]

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



mahôgra-tantra [ mahogratantra ]

n. N. of a Tantra



mahôcchraya [ mahocchraya ]

mfn. of great height, very lofty cf. R.



mahôcchrāya-vat [ mahocchrAyavat ]

mfn. id. cf. Pañcat



mahôtkā [ mahotkA ]

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



mahôttama [ mahottama ]

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



mahôtpala [ mahotpala ]

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

N. of Dākshāyaṇī in Kamal^aksha cf. Cat.



mahôtpāta [ mahotpAta ]

( in comp. ) a great portent or prodigy

-prâyaścitta n. N. of wk.

mfn. very portentous, having great prodigies cf. R.



mahôtsaṅga [ mahotsaGga ]

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



mahôtsava [ mahotsava ]

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

the god of love cf. L.

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

-vidhi m. N. of wk.

°savin mfn. celebrating great festivals cf. Hcar.



mahôtsāha [ mahotsAha ]

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

m. N. of Śiva cf. Śivag



mahôdadhi [ mahodadhi ]

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

N. of a poet cf. Cat.

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



mahôdaya [ mahodaya ]

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

pre-eminence, sovereignty cf. L.

final emancipation cf. L.

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

thinking one's self very lucky cf. BhP.

m. a lord, master cf. L.

sour milk with honey cf. L.

N. of a Vāsishṭha cf. R.

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

of another man cf. MBh.

of a mountain cf. R.

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

Uraria Lagopodioides cf. L.

an overgrown maiden cf. L.

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

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

-svāmin m. N. of a temple built by Mah^odaya cf. Rājat



mahôdara [ mahodara ]

n. ' large abdomen ', dropsy cf. L.

mf ( ī ) n. big-bellied cf. Ragh. cf. Car.

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

of a Dānava cf. ib.

of a Rākshasa cf. R.

of a son of Dhṛta-rāshṭra cf. MBh.

of a son of Viśvāmitra cf. R.

( ī ), f. Asparagus Racemosus cf. Bhpr.

Cyperus Pertenuis cf. L.

N. of a daughter of Maya cf. VP.

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

°rêśvara n. N. of a Liṅga cf. Cat.

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



mahôdāra [ mahodAra ]

mfn. mighty, powerful cf. W.



mahôdyama [ mahodyama ]

m. great effort or exertion cf. W.

( with Jainas ), a partic. Kalpa cf. Dharmaś

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



mahôdyoga [ mahodyoga ]

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



mahôdreka [ mahodreka ]

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



mahôdhas [ mahodhas ]

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



mahônnata [ mahonnata ]

mfn. very high or lofty cf. ŚārṅgP.

m. the palm or palmyra tree cf. L.



mahônnati [ mahonnati ]

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



mahônmada [ mahonmada ]

m. excessive intoxication, great ecstasy cf. W.

a species of fish cf. L.



mahô'nmāna [ mahonmAna ]

mfn. very extensive or weighty cf. AV.



mahôpakāra [ mahopakAra ]

m. great aid or assistance cf. MW.



mahôpaniṣad [ mahopaniSad ]

f. N. of an Upanishad

-dīpikā f. N. of a cf. Comm. on it



mahôpaniṣada [ mahopaniSada ]

n. a great science or mystical doctrine cf. Up.



mahôpamā [ mahopamA ]

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



mahôpasthānaprayoga [ mahopasthAnaprayoga ]

m. N. of wk.



mahôpâdhyāya [ mahopAdhyAya ]

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



mahôpâsaka [ mahopAsaka ]

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



mahôraga [ mahoraga ]

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

n. the root of Tabernaemontana Coronaria cf. L.

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

-lipi f. a kind of writing cf. Lalit.



mahôraska [ mahoraska ]

mfn. broad-chested cf. MBh. cf. R.



mahôrmin [ mahormin ]

mfn. having great waves, very billowy cf. MBh.



mahôlkā [ maholkA ]

f. a great firebrand cf. MBh.

a great meteor cf. Mn. cf. R.

lightning ( ? ), mahôtkā



mah'-oṣṭha [ mahoSTha ]

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



maha&#136;ugha [ mahaugha ]

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

m. N. of a son of Tvashṭṛ cf. ib.



maha&#136;ujas [ mahaujas ]

n. great might or power cf. W.

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

m. a hero, champion cf. W.

N. of a king cf. MBh.

of Su-brahmaṇya cf. L.

pl. of a people cf. MBh.

°jasa n. the discus of Viṣṇu cf. L.

( ī ), f. a species of plant cf. L.

°jaska mfn. = mahaˆujas cf. L.



maha&#136;udanī [ mahaudanI ]

f. Asparagus Racemosus cf. L.



maha&#136;udavāhi [ mahaudavAhi ]

m. N. of a Vedic teacher cf. ĀśvGṛ.



maha&#136;uṣadha [ mahauSadha ]

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

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



maha&#136;uṣadhi [ mahauSadhi ]

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

Dūrvā grass cf. L.

Mimosa Pudica cf. L.

N. of a serpent-maid cf. Kāraṇḍ

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

°dhisûkta n. N. of cf. RV. x, 97 cf. Cat.



महा
 mahā [ mahA ]

mahā-kaṅkara etc. See p. 794, col. 3



NOTE: mahA has many compound forms, and has been divided into multiple pages:
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