Ilvalāḥ

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Ilvalah, IlvalAH, Ilvalaah


Gender

Ilvalāḥ is a feminine form. It is compulsorily used in plural form.

Origin

It can be split as Ila+valac.

Meaning

It is the five stars at the head of the mṛgaśīrṣa.[1]


References

  1. As per Orion and Amara.
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu