garuda

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See also: Garuda

English[edit]

statue of Garuda

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From Sanskrit: Garuḍa गरुड (garuḍa), Pāli Garuḷa

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garuda (plural garudas)

  1. A large mythical bird or bird-like creature that appears in both Hindu and Buddhist mythology. Garuda is the son of Kadruva.

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Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Javanese ꦒꦫꦸꦣ (garudha, eagle), from Sanskrit गरुड (garuḍa)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaruda/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧ru‧da

Noun[edit]

garuda

  1. A large mythical bird or bird-like creature that appears in both Hindu and Buddhist mythology. Garuda is the son of Kadruva. The bird is represented as an eagle, especially as elang Jawa or Javan hawk-eagle (Nisaetus bartelsi).
  2. The Indonesian official coat of arms, Garuda Pancasila.
  3. (colloquial) The Indonesian national airline, Garuda Indonesia.

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