गणेश

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गणेश (Gaṇeśa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

गणेश (Gaṇeśm (Urdu spelling گنیش)

  1. Ganesha

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From गण (Ganas, servants of Shiva) + ईश (īśa).

Proper noun[edit]

गणेश (Gaṇeśam

  1. Ganesha
  2. name of Shiva
  3. (in the plural) a class of siddhas (with śaivas)
  4. name of a renowned astronomer of the 16th century
  5. name of a son of Rāma-deva
  6. name of a son of Viśvanātha-dīkṣita and grandson of Bhāvarāma-kṛṣṇa (author of a commentary called Ciccandrikā)

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0343