asura meaning in english

[Skt. lit. “Assyrian”.] n. A demon, giant. raksasudu. The Asuras were such as Ravana and Bana, who were adorers of Siva. asurakrtyamu a horrible deed.asuradhruvamu asura-dhruvamu n. The south pole. daksinadhramamuasurasandhya asura-sandhya n. The dusk, the evening. sayankalamu. (In the Vedas and in the cuneiform inscriptions, the word asura is used in the sense of (1) a nobleman, (2) a powerful being, (3) a god. In later Skt. literature, it is always used in an evil sense.)