गिरि

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gwerH-. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic гора (gora), Ancient Greek δειράς (deiras).

NounEdit

गिरि (girim

  1. mountain, hill, rock, elevation, rising-ground (often connected with párvata, "a mountain having many parts")
  2. the number 'eight' (there being 8 mountains which surround mount Meru)
  3. a particular disease of the eyes
  4. a peculiar defect in mercury

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 355
Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 05:43