Akhupashana, Akhu-pashana, Ākhupāṣāṇa: 6 definitions
Akhupashana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Ākhupāṣāṇa can be transliterated into English as Akhupasana or Akhupashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a kind of mineral.
2) a loadstone.
Derivable forms: ākhupāṣāṇaḥ (आखुपाषाणः).
Ākhupāṣāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ākhu and pāṣāṇa (पाषाण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ) A kind of mineral, a loadstone. E. ākhu and pāṣāṇa a stone.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ākhupāṣāṇa (आखुपाषाण):—[=ā-khu-pāṣāṇa] [from ā-khu > ā-kha] m. a load-stone, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ākhupāṣāṇa (आखुपाषाण):—[ākhu-pāṣāṇa] (ṇaḥ) 1. m. A load-stone.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Ākhupāṣāṇa (आखुपाषाण):—(ākhu + pā) m. Magnet [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Ākhupāṣāṇa (आखुपाषाण):—m. Magnet.
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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