manuṣya मनुष्य

Definition: मनुष्य a. [मनोरपत्यं यत् सुक् च] Friendly or useful to man. -ष्यः 1 A man, human being, mortal. -2 A mate. -3 Ved. A class of manes. -Comp. -इन्द्रः, -ईश्वरः a king, sovereign; मार्गं मनुष्येश्वरधर्मपत्नी श्रुतेरिवार्थं स्मृतिरन्वगच्छत् R.2.2. -कारः human exertion or effort; cf. पुरुषकार. -गन्धर्व m. (pl.) the human गन्धर्वs (as distinguished from देवगन्धर्वs). -जन्मन् a. begotten by a man. -जातम्, -जातिः f. mankind, human race. -देवः 1 a king; निशम्य देवानुचरस्य वाचं मनुष्यदेवः पुनरप्युवाच R.2.52. -2 a god among men, a Brāhmaṇa. -धर्मः 1 the duty of man. -2 the character of man, human character. -धर्मन् m. an epithet of Kubera. -पोतः a little boy. -मात्र a. only a man. -मारणम् homicide; मनुष्यमारणे क्षिप्रं चौरवत् किल्बिषं भवेत् Ms.8.296. -यज्ञः hospitality, hospitable reception of guests, one of the five daily acts of a house-holder; see नृयज्ञ. -यानम् a litter, palanquin -लोकः the world of mortals, the earth. -विश्, -विशा f., -विशम् human race, mankind. -शृङ्गम् impossibility. -शोणितम् human blood; (पपौ) कुतूहलेनेव मनुष्यशोणितम् R.3.54. -सभा 1 an assembly of men. -2 a crowd, multitude. -3 a place of meeting, assembly.

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