m. (in rhetoric) the erotic sentiment (one of the 8 or 10 rasa-s q.v;it has viṣṇu- for its tutelary deity and black for its colour; according to to most authorities it is of two kinds, viz. sambhoga-,"mutual enjoyment", and vipralambha-,"deception, disappointment", to which by some is added as third a-yoga-,"separation") etc.
n.Name of various works (especially of a kāvya-, attributed to kālidāsa-, and of a rhetoricwork by rudraṭa- or rudra-bhaṭṭa- [12th or 13th century A.D.] corresponding in its contents to the 3rd chapter of the sāhitya-darpaṇa-).
शृङ्गारः [शृङ्गं कामोद्रेकमृच्छत्यनेन ऋ-अण्] 1 The sentiment of love or sexual passion, the erotic sentiment (the first of the eight or nine sentiments in poetical compositions; it is of two kinds:-- संभोगशृङ्गार and विप्रलम्भशृङ्गार q. q. v. v.); शृङ्गारः सखि मूर्तिमानिव मधौ मुग्धो हरिः क्रीडति Gīt.1; (it is thus defined:-- पुंसः स्त्रियां स्त्रियाः पुंसि संभोगं प्रति या स्पृहा । स शृङ्गार इति ख्यातः क्रीडारत्यादिकारकः ॥ See S. D.21 also). -2 Love, passion, sexual love; शृङ्गारैकरसः स्वयं नु मदनो मासो नु पुष्पाकरः V.1.1. -3 A dress suited to amorous interviews, an elegant dress. -4 Coition, sextual union. -5 Marks made with redlead on the body of an elephant; वर्षन्तः शममानयन्नुपल- सच्छृङ्गारलेखायुधाः Śi.17.69. -6 A mark in general. -रम् 1 Cloves. -2 Red-lead. -3 Undried ginger. -4 A fragrant powder for the dress or body. -5 Agallochum. -Comp. -चेष्टा an amorous or love-gesture; शृङ्गारचेष्टा विविधा बभूवुः R.6.12. -भाषितम् amorous talk. -भूषणम् red lead. -योनिः an epithet of the god of love. -रसः the sentiment of love. -लज्जा shame or modesty caused by love. -विधिः, -वेशः a dress suited to amorous interviews and other purposes. -सहायः an assistant in love-affairs, a confidant of the hero of a play; cf. नर्मसचिव.
a. handsome, fine (rare); fine garments, finery (also of the ornamental trappings of an elephant); sexual love; erotic sentiment in a poem (it is of two kinds, sam bhogaandvipralambha-sri&ndot;gâra); N.: -kesh- tâ, f. amatory gesture; -mañgarî, f. N.; -vat, a. erotic: -î, f. N.; -sata: -ka, n. hun dred verses treating of love, T. of the first century of Bhartrihari; -sekhara, m. N. of a king; -simha, m. N.
noun (masculine) (in rhet.) the erotic sentiment (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a dress suitable for amorous purposes (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
any mark (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
elegant dress (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
finery (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
line garments (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
love (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of various persons (esp. of a poet) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sexual passion or desire or enjoyment (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the ornaments on an elephant (esp. red marks on its head and trunk) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (neuter) black aloe-wood (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
cloves (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
fragrant powder for the dress or person (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
gold (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
red lead (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
undried ginger (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sindūra Frequency rank 18540/72933
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