सिंह

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Hindi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit सिंह (siṁha).

Noun[edit]

सिंह (sĩṅhmUrdu spelling سنہ

  1. lion
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Leo
  3. (astrology) A Leo

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *seh- ~ siṃh- ‘to mount’, akin to Iranian haiz- ~ hiz-.

Noun[edit]

सिंह (siṃhám

  1. the lion
  2. the zodiacal sign Leo or its lagna
  3. hero, eminent person
  4. a particular form of temple
  5. a particular place prepared for the building of a house
  6. a Moringa with red flowers
  7. (music) a kind of tune
  8. the symbol or emblem of the 24th arhat of the present avasarpini

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Proper noun[edit]

सिंह (Siṃhám

  1. name of a son of Krishna
  2. name of a king of the Vidyadharas
  3. name of a king (the father of साहिदेव (sāhideva))
  4. name of the Venkata mountain
  5. (with आचार्य (ācārya)) name of an astronomer
  6. name of various other persons
  7. a particular mythical bird

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 1213