सुग्रीव

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

सु- (su-, good, well) +‎ ग्रीव (grīva, neck)

Adjective[edit]

सुग्रीव (sugrīva)

  1. handsome-necked, having a beautiful neck.

Proper noun[edit]

सुग्रीव (sugrīvam

  1. (Hinduism) Name of a monkey-king (who, with his army of monkeys headed by हनुमत्, assisted रामचन्द्र in conquering रावण ; he was believed to be the son of the Sun, and was re-established by Rama in the throne of किष्किन्ध, usurped by his brother Vali).