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pura [ pura ]


1 ( for 2. See p. 635 ), in comp. for puras




pura-uṣṇih [ purauSNih ]

f. N. of a metre, Rprāt



pura-etṛ' [ puraetR ]

m. one who goes before, a guide, leader RV. AV. VS. Br.



pura-ga [ puraga ]

mfn. ( for puro-ga ) inclined or disposed towards ( comp. ) MārkP.

°gā-vaṇa n. N. of a forest Pāṇ. 8-4, 4



pura-jyotis [ purajyotis ]

n. N. of the region or the world of Agni L. ( w.r. for puro-j ? )



pura-tas [ puratas ]

ind. before ( in place or time ), in front or in presence of ( gen. or comp. ) KaṭhUp. MBh. etc.

-taḥ-kṛ, to place in front, cause to precede, honour R. Kathās



pura [ pura ]

( for 1. See p. 634, col. 2 ), n. ( ifc. f. ā ) a fortress, castle, city, town ( a place containing large buildings surrounded by a ditch and extending not less than one Kos in length ; if it extends for half that distance it is called a kheṭa, if less than that, a karvaṭa or small market town ; any smaller cluster of houses is called a grāma or village W. ) Mn. MBh. etc.

the female apartments, gynaeceum MBh. ( cf. antaḥ-p°, nārī-p° etc. )

a house, abode, residence, receptacle BhP. Tattvas

an upper story L.

a brothel L.

' the city ' Gk. κατ' ἐξοχήν i.e. Pāṭali-putra or Patnā L.

= tri-pura, the 3 strong holds of the Asuras Kathās

the body ( cf. 3. pur ) BhP.

the skin L.

a species of Cyperus L.

N. of a constellation Var

a leaf rolled into the shape of a funnel L. ( prob. w.r. for puṭa )

N. of the subdivisions of the Vedanta wk. tripurī or tripuṭī ( perhaps also w.r. for puṭa ) Cat.

mf ( ā ) n. a kind of resin, bdellium, Susr. L.

m. N. of an Asura= tri-pura ( cf. pura-jit ), of another man, g. kurv-ādi

( ā ), f. a stronghold, fortress ( cf. agni-purā and aśma-p° )

a kind of perfume L.

( ī ), f. a fortress, castle, town TĀr. MBh. etc.

N. of a town ( the capital of Kaliṅga, noted for the worship of Jagan- nātha or Kṛshṇa IW. 244, n. 1 )

the sanctuary or adytum of a temple Inscr.

the body BhP.

N. of one of the 10 orders of mendicants ( said to be founded by disciples of Śaṃkara, the members of which add the word purī to their names ) W.



pura-koṭṭa [ purakoTTa ]

n. ' city-stronghold ', a citadel

-pāla m. the governor of a citadel Pañc



pura-jana [ purajana ]

m. sg. town-folk, citizens, Ratnâv



pura-jānu [ purajAnu ]

v.l. for puru-j° VP.



pura-jit [ purajit ]

m. ' conqueror of fortresses or of Pura ', N. of Śiva Kathās

of a prince ( son of Aja and father of Arishta-nemi ) BhP.



pura-taṭī [ purataTI ]

f. a small market-town L.



pura-toraṇa [ puratoraNa ]

n. ' city-arch ', the outer gate of a city MW.



pura-dāha [ puradAha ]

m. burning of the 3 fortresses ( = tripura- d° ) Kathās



pura-devatā [ puradevatA ]

f. the tutelary deity of a town W.



pura-dvāra [ puradvAra ]

n. ( ifc. f. ā ), a city gate Mn. R.



pura-dviṣ [ puradviS ]

m. ' foe of Pura ', N. of Śiva BhP.



pura-nārī [ puranArI ]

f. ' town-woman ', a courtesan Dhūrtan



pura-niveśa [ puraniveza ]

m. the founding of a city MW.



pura-pakṣin [ purapakSin ]

m. ' town-bird ', a burning living in a city, tame burning ( opp. to vanyap° ) Var



pura-pāla [ purapAla ]




pura-pālaka [ purapAlaka ]

m. the governor of a city BhP.



pura-bhid [ purabhid ]

( Prasannar. ),



pura-mathana [ puramathana ]

( Bālar. ),



pura-mathitṛ [ puramathitR ]

( Ānand. ), m. ' destroyer of fortresses or of Pura ', N. of Śiva



pura-mārga [ puramArga ]

m. the street of a town Ragh



pura-mālinī [ puramAlinI ]

f. ' crowned with castles ', N. of a river MBh.



pura-rakṣa [ purarakSa ]

( Daś ),



pura-rakṣin [ purarakSin ]

( Kathās. ), m. a watchman of a town, constable



pura-rāṣṭra [ purarASTra ]

n. pl. cities and kingdoms MW.



pura-rodha [ purarodha ]

m. the siege of a fortress or city ib.



pura-loka [ puraloka ]

m. sg. = -jana Pañcad



pura-vadhū [ puravadhU ]

f. = -nār-ī, Sinh^as



pura-vara [ puravara ]

n. ' chief town ', a king's residence Jātakam



pura-vāsin [ puravAsin ]

mfn. dwelling in a town, a citizen MBh.



pura-vāstu [ puravAstu ]

n. ground suitable for the foundation of a city Hariv.



pura-vairin [ puravairin ]

( Prasann. ),



pura-śāsana [ purazAsana ]

( Kum. ), m. ' foe or chastiser of Pura ', N. of Śiva



pura-han [ purahan ]

m. ' slayer of Pura ', N. of Viṣṇu BhP.



pura-hita [ purahita ]

n. the welfare of a city MW.



purâṭṭa [ purATTa ]

m. a watch-tower on a city wall R.



purâdhipa [ purAdhipa ]

( Kathās. ),



purâdhyakṣa [ purAdhyakSa ]

( MBh. ), m. the governor of a city or fortress, prefect of police



purârāti [ purArAti ]

m. = pura-dviṣ Kathās



purâri [ purAri ]

m. id. ib. Kum

N. of Viṣṇu ( -tva n. ) BhP.



purârdha-vistara [ purArdhavistara ]

mfn. being of the extent of half a town L.

m. part of a town, a suburb, ward, division W.



purā-vatī [ purAvatI ]

f. ' rich in castles, N. of a river MBh. ( cf. pura-mālinī )



purâsuhṛd [ purAsuhRd ]

m. = pura-dviṣ L.



purôtsava [ purotsava ]

m. ' town-festival ', a fortress solemnised in a city Kathās. 2



pugrôdbhava [ pugrodbhava ]

( for 1. See under purā ), m. ( or ā f. ) ' growing in towns ', N. of a plant L.



purôdyāna [ purodyAna ]

n. ' city garden ', a pleasure-garden belonging to a town, park MBh. R. etc.



puróka [ puroka ]

m. ' town-dweller ( ? ) ', N. of a poet Cat.



puraˆukas [ puraukas ]

m. an inhabitant of a town or of Tripura L.