पिङ्गल a. [पिङ्ग-सिध्मा˚ लच्, पिङ्गं लाति, ला-क वा Tv.] Reddish-brown, yellowish, brown, tawny; तोनोत्तीर्य पथा लङ्कां रोधयामास पिङ्गलैः (वानरैः) R.12.71; Ms.3.8; पिङ्गो दीपशिखाभः स्यात् पिङ्गलः पद्मधूलिवत्. -लः 1 The tawny colour. -2 Fire. -3 A monkey. -4 An ichneumon. -5 A small owl. -6 A kind of snake. -7 N. of an attendant on the sun. -8 N. of one of Kubera's treasures. -9 N. of a संवत्सर (the 51st or 25th in the 6 years cycle). -1 N. of a reputed sage, the father of Sanskrit prosody, his work being known as पिङ्गलच्छन्दःशास्त्रः; छन्दोज्ञाननिधिं जघान मकरो वेलातटे पिङ्गलम् Pt.2.33. -लम् 1 Brass. -2 Yellow orpiment. -ला 1 A kind of owl. -2 The Śiśu tree (शिंशपा). -3 A kind of metal. -4 A particular vessel of the body; Ch. Up.8.6.1. -5 The female elephant of the south. -6 N. of a courtezan who became remarkable for her piety and virtuous life. (The Bhāgvata mentions how she and Ajāmīla were delivered from the trammels of the world.) -Comp. -अक्षः an epithet of Śiva. -लौहम् Brass.
noun (masculine) a particular vegetable poison (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a small kind of lizard (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a small kind of owl (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a species of snake (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an ape (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an ichneumon (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
fire (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one of the Rudras
yellow colour (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[rel.] name of a Nāga Frequency rank 9016/72933
noun (masculine) name of a lion (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a man (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a serpent which was burnt in Janamejayas sarpasattra
name of a Yakṣa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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