Indrā

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Indra, IndrA, Indraa


Gender

Indrā is a feminine form.

Origin

It is derived by adding the affix ran to the root idi.

Meaning

  1. Phaṇijjhaka tree (Marjoram)[1]
  2. Kām̐ṭā jāmīra[2]
  3. The wife of Indra[3]
  4. The eastern direction[4]

References

  1. As per Medinī.
  2. In Hindi.
  3. As per Śabdaratnāvalī.
  4. As per Śabdaratnāvalī
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu