Alpakeshi, Alpakeśī, Alpa-keshi: 6 definitions
Alpakeshi 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 Alpakeśī can be transliterated into English as Alpakesi or Alpakeshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Name of a plant (bhūtakeśī; Mar. jaṭāmāṃsī, nirguḍī).
2) the root of a sweet flag.
Alpakeśī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms alpa and keśī (केशी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Alpakeśī (अल्पकेशी).—f. (-śī) The root of sweet flag. E. alpa small, and keśī having filaments, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Alpakeśī (अल्पकेशी):—[=alpa-keśī] [from alpa] f. Name of a plant (or perhaps the root of sweet flag), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Alpakeśī (अल्पकेशी):—[alpa-keśī] (śī) 3. f. Sweet flag-root.
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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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