- Sanskrit Grammar. the masculine gender.
- (in popular Hinduism) a phallus, symbol of Siva.
- (in Sanskrit grammar) the masculine gender
- the Hindu phallic image of the god Siva
- the penis
“phallic emblem under which Siva is worshipped,” 1719, from Sanskrit linga (nominative lingam) “mark, token, sign, emblem,” of unknown origin.