केशः [क्लिश्यते क्लिश्नाति वा क्लिश्-अन् लो लोपश्च Uṇ 5.33] 1 Hair in general; विकीर्णकेशासु परेतभूमिषु Ku.5.68. -2 Especially, the hair of the head; केशेषु गृहीत्वा or केश- ग्राहं युध्यन्ते Sk.; मुक्तकेशा Ms.7.91; केशव्यपरोपणादिव R.3.56;2.8. -3 The mane of a horse or lion. -4 A ray of light. -5 An epithet of Varuṇa. -6 A kind of perfume. -7 An epithet of Viṣṇu. -शी 1 A lock of hair (on the crown of the head.) -2 An epithet of Durgā. -Comp. -अन्तः 1 the tip of the hair. -2 long hair hanging down, a lock of tuft of hair. -3 cutting of the hair as a religious ceremony; केशान्तः षोडशे वर्षे ब्राह्मणस्य विधीयते । राजन्यबन्धोर्द्वाविंशे वैश्यस्य द्वयधिके ततः ॥ Ms.2.65. -अन्तिक a. 1 extending to the end of the hair as far as the forehead. -2 relating to the ceremony of final tonsure. -अरिः m. N. of a plant (Mar. नागकेशर). -अर्हा f. N. of a plant (Mar. थोरनीली). -उच्चयः much or handsome hair. -कर्मन् n. dressing or arranging the hair (of the head) -कलापः a mass or quantity of hair. -कारम् a sort of sugar-cane. -कारिन् a. dressing or arranging the hair of the head; निहीनवर्णां सैरन्ध्रीं बीभत्सां केशकारिणीम् Mb.4.14.34. -कीटः a louse. -गर्भः 1 a braid of hair. -2 an epithet of Varuṇa. -गृहीत a. seized by the hair. -ग्रन्थिः m. a tie of hair; Bhāg.1.39.14. -ग्रहः, -ग्रहणम् pulling the hair, seizing (one) by the hair (both in amorous sports and in fighting); केशग्रहः खलु तदा द्रुपदात्मजायाः Ve.3.11, 29; Me.52; so यत्र रतेषु केशग्रहाः K.8 (that is, not in battles). -घ्न morbid baldness. -छिद् m. a hair-dresser, barber. -जाहम् the root of the hair. -धारणम् keeping (not cutting) the hair; दूरेवार्ययनं तीर्थं लावण्यं केशधारणम् Bhāg.12.2.6. -प्रसारः cleaning the hair; Bhāg.1. 59.46. -पक्षः, -पाशः, -हस्तः much (or ornamented) तं केशपाशं प्रसमीक्ष्य कुर्युर्बालप्रियत्वं शिथिलं चमर्यः Ku.1.48;7. 57; Śi.8.27. 'the hair for a hand' (केशहस्तः) is another interpretation; cf. कचपक्ष, कचहस्त &c. -बन्धः 1 a hair-band; (विराजसे) मुकुटेन विचित्रेण केशबन्धेन शोभिना Mb. 4.6.12. -12 a particular position of hands in dancing. -भूः, -भूमिः f. the head or any other part of the body on which hair grows. -प्रसाधनी, -मार्जकम्, -मार्जनम् a comb. -रचना dressing the hair; कुर्वन्ति केशरचनामपरा- स्तरुण्यः Ṛs.4.15. -लुञ्चकः a Jaina ascetic. -वपनम् shaving or cutting the hair. -वेशः a tress of fillet of hair. -वेष्टः the parting of the hair. -व्यपरोपणम् putting the hair; चुकोप तस्मै स भृशं सुरश्रियः प्रसह्य केशव्यपरोपणादिव R.3.56. -शूला a harlot (वेश्या); केशशूलाः स्त्रियश्चापि भविष्यन्ति युगक्षये Mb.3.19.52. -शूलम् disease of the hair; Mb.3; hair on the head and face केशश्मश्रु वपति Mbh. on I.3.1. -संवाहनम् dressing of hair; cf. पादसंवाहने वज्री केशसंवाहने फणी । अहो भाग्यं पुरन्ध्रीणां दधिसंमथने रविः ॥ Subh. Ratn. (स्त्रीप्रशंसा 17).
केशव a. [केशाः प्रशस्ताः सन्त्यस्य; केश-व P.V.2.19] Having much, fine or luxuriant hair. -वः An epithet
of Viṣṇu; केशव जय जगदीश हरे Gīt.1; केशवं पतितं दृष्ट्वा पाण्डवा हर्षनिर्भराः Subhās. -2 The Supreme Being. -3 The month of मार्गशीर्ष. -Comp. -आयुधः the mango tree. (-धम्) a weapon of Viṣṇu. -आलयः, -आवासः the Aśvattha tree. -दैवज्ञः N. of an astronomer. -स्वामिन् N. of a grammarian.
विकेश a. (-शी f.) 1 Having loose hair. -2 Having no hair, bald (as head). -शी 1 A woman with loose hair. -2 A woman without hair. -3 A small tress of hair tied up separately and then collected into the larger braid or Veṇi. -4 N. of the wife of Śiva in the form of the Earth (one of the 8 forms of Śiva; cf. यामाहुः सर्वभूतप्रकृतिः Ś.1.1.). -Comp. -तारका a comet.
n. pulling by the hair; -kalâpa, m. tuft of hair; -kîta, m. louse; -graha, m. seizing by the hair: -na, n. id.; -ta, m. N.; -dhâvalya, n. white hair; -pâsa, m. tuft or mass of hair; -bandha,m. hair-band; -rakanâ, f. dressing of the hair; -luñkana, n. tearing out the hair.
a. long-haired; m. ep. of Vishnu and Krishna: -tva, n. abst. n.; -vap ana, n. shaving the hair; -vyaparopana, n. tearing out of the hair; -samskâra-dhûpa, m. incense smoke for perfuming the hair; -has ta, m. tuft or mass of hair; hair as a hand.
a. having hair resem bling reed-grass, ep. of Vishnu and Siva; m. N.; -dhârin, a. holding muñga grass in one's hand; -négana, a. purified from reed-grass (RV.1); -maya, a. (î) consisting of muñga grass; -mekhalin, a. having a girdle of reed grass, ep. of Vishnu and Siva; -vâsas, a. having a garment of reed-grass, ep. of Siva.
a. wearing long hair like a Muni (AV.1); -paramparâ, f. unin terrupted tradition; -putra, m. son of an ascetic; -vana, n. forest inhabited by ascetics, hermit forest; -vara, m. best of theseven Munis, ep. of Vasishtha as one of the stars of the Great Bear; best of ascetics; -vrata, a. observing the vow of (ascetics=) silence.
m. lord of the world; -½îs vara, m. id.; -½eshan&asharp;, f. desire of heaven; -½ukti, f. common talk; popular saying, pro verb; -½uttara, a. going beyond the com mon, unusual, extraordinary; m. extraor dinary man.
Hair of the head,’ is repeatedly mentioned in the later Samhitās and Brāhmanas. The hair was a matter of great care to the Vedic Indian, and several hymns of the Atharvaveda are directed to securing its plentiful growth. Cutting or shaving (vap) the hair is often referred to. For a man to wear long hair was considered effeminate. As to modes of dressing the hair see Opaśa and Kaparda; as to the beard see Smaśru.
noun (masculine) a kind of perfume (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Daitya (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a mineral (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the hair of the head (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the mane (of a horse or lion) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) name of the author of a lexicon called Kalpadru (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the author of the Dvaitapariśiṣṭa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the father of Brāhma and uncle of Maheśvara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the father of Govinda and Rucikara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the father of Vopadeva (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the month Mārgaśīrsha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the son of Viśvadhara and brother of Kari-nātha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Vishnu or Krishna (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Rottleria tinctoria (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) name of a disciple of Vijitāsu (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a king (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a teacher (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Viṣṇu or Śiva (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) name of a Buddha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Brahmā (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Viṣṇu
quicksilver (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[rel.] lokapāla Frequency rank 8675/72933
noun (masculine) name of a son of Śyāmaka (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Yakṣa (who propitiated Śiva and was made by him a leader of his Gaṇas and a guardian of fields) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of one of the 7 principal rays of the sun (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Savitṛ (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Śiva (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) lord of the senses (said of Manas) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a poet (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Tīrtha (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Kṛṣṇa
name of the tenth month (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Viṣṇu (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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