- From Sanskrit: Garuḍa गरुड, Pāli Garuḷa (Wiktionary)
“ Fabulous birds of gigantic size, often known under the Indian term garuda, play an important part in the beliefs of the Peninsular Malays.”
“An antique multi-hued 'garuda' greets you as you enter the hotel.”
“Back Layer im at work so i cant see any blogs or any youtube vids or anything fun like that, but judging from what i have read in the comments, this garuda thing has showed up once or twice, and i figured it was worth mentioning. this is fun big daddy on Apr 16, 2008 www. amgydala.com”
“Jeryd is a rumel, a species of nonhuman that can live for hundreds of years and shares the city with humans, birdlike garuda, and the eerie banshees whose forlorn cries herald death.”
“The skirmishes can be a little bewildering, but watching the contrast between the tough fighting and the graceful ritual dance performed by victors -- apparently based on the flight of a garuda, a mythical bird -- is a true Mongolian experience.”
“Well, it too is interesting; the crisis physicist scientist Isaac, who is secretly dating the khepri spit-artist Lin, has a visitor from a garuda - an avian race from the desert, miles away.”
“Isaac der Grimnebulin is a scientist in New Crobuzon working to help give flight to a grounded garuda bird-man.”
“Isaac, awestruck by the problem proposed by the garuda, accepts the commission and starts working in the project.”
“While working in his lab, a garuda (a humanoid species with avian characteristics, able to fly) comes and makes a proposition to him.”
“A few words about the image: Paul's logo is a garuda eagle with a tiger's head emerging from the bird's chest, with the eagle's talons wrapped around a pair of traditional Indonesian weapons, short tridents that are somewhat like the Japanese sai.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘garuda’.
Fictitious birds. Thanks to PossibleUnderscore for the idea! (Please add a brief description under "Comments" if the creature isn't well-known.)
words from the world of Bas-Lag
Words from the songs of Frank Black, a.k.a. Black Francis
Words I find personally pleasing either in letter arrangement, sound, or meaning.
Races and creatures from China Mieville's New Crobuzon books.
Looking for tweets for garuda.