Irācaram

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Iracaram, IrAcaram, Iraacaram


Irācaram is derived from "irāyāṁ caratīti" which means 'That which moves on Earth or water (irā)'.

Gender

Irācaram is a neutral form.

Grammatical Origin

It can be split as irā+car+ṭa.

Meaning

  1. Hail[1]
  2. Aquatic and terrestrial animals.[2]

Synonym

Vṛṣṭira śīla[3]


References

  1. As per Trikāṇḍaśeṣa
  2. In this sense, the word can be used in all the three genders.
  3. In Hindi.
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu