linga


linga

noun

  1. Sanskrit Grammar. the masculine gender.
  2. (in popular Hinduism) a phallus, symbol of Siva.

noun

  1. (in Sanskrit grammar) the masculine gender
    1. the Hindu phallic image of the god Siva
    2. the penis
n.

“phallic emblem under which Siva is worshipped,” 1719, from Sanskrit linga (nominative lingam) “mark, token, sign, emblem,” of unknown origin.

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