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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Uruh, UruH, UUruh


Ūruḥ means thighs.

Gender

Ūruḥ belongs to masculine gender.

Origin

Sutra ūrṇoternalopah derives Ūruḥ from ūrṇu + Ku and ṇa elision.[1]

Synonyms

Sakthi[2]

Textual References

In Sāhitya Darpaṇa

It mentions that:
“Both the thighs…”.

In Raghuvamśa

Raghuvamśa states that:
“The strong upright shoulders and thighs…”.

In Manusmṛti

Manu asserts that:
“Face, shoulders and thighs…”

References

  1. Sutra ūrṇoternalopah 1.31
  2. As per Amara.
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu