Irājaḥ

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Irajah, IrAjaH, Iraajah


Irājaḥ The word derives from "irayā madyena jāyate iti" which means 'Born from Liquor'. It is used to refer to Manmatha, the god of Love[1].

Gender

Irājaḥ is a masculine form.

Grammatical Origin

It can be split as irā+jan+ḍa.

References

  1. as per Halāyudha
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu