Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Rudra.

 Rudolstadt (La Comtesse de),Rue, 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rudra.
 
Father of the tempest-gods. The word means “run about crying,” and the legend says that the boy ran about weeping because he had no name, whereupon Brahma said, “Let thy name be Rud-dra.” (Sanskrit, rud, weep; dra, run.) (Vedic mythology.)   1
 


 Rudolstadt (La Comtesse de),Rue, 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors