Agninakshatra, Agninakṣatra, Agni-nakshatra: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Agninakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Agninaksatra or Agninakshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Agninakshatra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agninakṣatra (अग्निनक्षत्र):—[=agni-nakṣatra] [from agni] n. the third lunar mansion the Pleiades (Kṛttikā), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Agninakṣatra (अग्निनक्षत्र):—[tatpurusha compound] n.

(-tram) The third lunar mansion. E. agni and nakṣatra.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Agninakṣatra (अग्निनक्षत्र):—(agni + nakṣatra) n. das dritte Mondhaus [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 2, 1, 2, 10.] — Vgl. agnidevā .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Agninakṣatra (अग्निनक्षत्र):—n. Agni’s Mondhaus , d.i. Kṛttikā [Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 2,1,2,1.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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