Related Sanskrit Words:
Derived Words in Other Languages:
- 1 mahá [ maha ]
- 2 maha [ maha ]
mahá [ maha ]
1 mfn. great, mighty, strong, abundant cf. RV.
the festival of spring cf. Śiś. cf. Hariv. cf. Var.
a partic. Ek^aha cf. ŚāṅkhŚr.
a sacrifice cf. L.
a buffalo cf. L.
light, lustre, brilliance cf. L.
( ā ), f. a cow cf. L.
Ichnocarpus Frutescens cf. L.
n. pl. great deeds cf. RV.
mahá-ṃ-kāla [ mahaMkAla ]
( ? ), m. = mahā-kāla cf. Siṉhâs
mahá-tā [ mahatA ]
f. greatness, mightiness cf. ChUp.
mahá-da [ mahada ]
mfn. giving greatness ( ? ) cf. Daś. ( in mahadâyudhāni, ' weapons giving greatness ' )
mahá-dyuman [ mahadyuman ]
m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a Tīrtha ( others ' of the sun ' ) cf. MBh. i, 804
mahá-reṇu [ mahareNu ]
m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a place cf. Cat.
mahá-vīrya [ mahavIrya ]
m. N. of a teacher cf. ib.
mahá-sena [ mahasena ]
m. N. of a prince cf. Priy
-narêśvara m. N. of the father of the 8th Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī cf. L.
mahá-soṇa [ mahasoNa ]
( ? ), m. N. of a man cf. Inscr.
maha [ maha ]
2 in comp. for mahā before ṛ and before r for ṛ
maha-ṛṣí [ mahaRSi ]
m. = -rṣi cf. AV.
maha-rtvik-tva [ mahartviktva ]
n. ( fr. next ) the state or office of the great priest cf. TBr.
maha-rtvij [ mahartvij ]
( mahá- ) or m. ' great priest ', N. of the 4 chief priests or Ṛtvij ( viz. the Hotṛ, Udgātṛ, Adhvaryu and Brahman ) cf. Br. cf. ŚrS.
maha-rtvíj [ mahartvij ]
m. ' great priest ', N. of the 4 chief priests or Ṛtvij ( viz. the Hotṛ, Udgātṛ, Adhvaryu and Brahman ) cf. Br. cf. ŚrS.
maha-rddhi [ maharddhi ]
f. great prosperity or power or perfection ( in -prâpta m. N. of a prince of the Garuḍas cf. Buddh.
-mat mfn. possessing or conferring great possessing etc. cf. Cat.
m. a great sage cf. L. )
mfn. very prosperous or powerful cf. R. cf. Kathās. ( also °dhika cf. L., and °dhin cf. MBh. )
very sage cf. Rājat
maha-rṣabhá [ maharSabha ]
m. a great bull cf. AV.
maha-rṣi [ maharSi ]
m. a great Ṛṣi, any great sage or saint ( accord. to cf. Mn. i, 34 ten Maharshis were created by Manu Svāyambhuva, viz. Marīci, Atri, Aṅgiras, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu, Pracetas, Vasishṭha, Bhṛgu, Nārada, also called the 10 Prajāpatis, q.v.
some restrict the number to 7, and some add Daksha, Dharma, Gautama, Kaṇva, Vālmīki, Vyāsa, Manu, Vibhāṇḍaka etc. ) cf. Mn. cf. MBh. etc. ( cf. IW. 206, n. 1 )
N. of Śiva cf. Śivag
of Buddha cf. L.
of a poet cf. Cat.