नरसिंह

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

नर ‎(nara) +‎ सिंह ‎(siṃha)

Noun[edit]

नरसिंह ‎(narasinham

  1. ‘man-lion’, great warrior.
  2. Name of विष्णु in his 4th अवतार (when he was half man, half lion).
  3. Name of the father of king भैरव.
  4. Name of several princes and authors (also -कवि, -कवि-राज, -ठक्कुर, -दीक्षित, -देव, -पण्डित, -भट्ट, -मिश्र, -मुनि, -यति, -यतीन्द्र, -राज, -वाजपेयिन् (or °हाग्निचिद्-वाज्°), -शास्त्रिन्, -सरस्वती, -सूरि, -सेन, नरसिंहाचार्य).

References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899