Amranisha, Amra-nisha, Āmraniśā: 3 definitions



Amranisha 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 Āmraniśā can be transliterated into English as Amranisa or Amranisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Amranisha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āmraniśā (आम्रनिशा).—Name of the plant Curcuma Reclinata (Mar. āṃbehaḷada).

Āmraniśā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āmra and niśā (निशा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āmraniśā (आम्रनिशा):—[=āmra-niśā] [from āmra] f. Curcuma Reclinata, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Āmraniśā (आम्रनिशा):—f. Curcuma reclinata [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa (roth) ]

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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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