शिरस्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-; see there for more.

Noun[edit]

शिरस् ‎(śirasn

  1. the upper end or highest part of anything, top, peak, summit, pinnacle, acme
  2. the forepart or van (of an army)
  3. the beginning (of a verse)
  4. the head, leader, chief, foremost, first (of a class)

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 1072