search `asura' in `Apte Dic'

meanings of "asura" [1]

a.{a-stem}; epithet of Supreme Spirit or varuNa;



meanings of "asura" [2]

m.{a-stem} evil spirit;

2.a general name for the enemies of gods, daityas and daanavas, distinguished from raakSasas descended from pulastya;

3.a ghost or spectre;

4.the sun; elephant; epithet of raahu;

7.a cloud; of a warrior tribe