Angasamskriya, Aṅgasaṃskriyā, Anga-samskriya: 4 definitions


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

Aṅgasaṃskriyā (अङ्गसंस्क्रिया).—[aṅgaṃ saṃskriyate anena; kṛ-karaṇe or bhāve- ghañ)

1) embellishment of person, personal decoration, doing whatever secures a fine personal appearance, such as bathing, rubbing the body, perfuming it with cosmetic &c.

2) [kartrarthe aṇ] one who decorates or embellishes the person.

Aṅgasaṃskriyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅga and saṃskriyā (संस्क्रिया). See also (synonyms): aṅgasaṃskāra.

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

Aṅgasaṃskriyā (अङ्गसंस्क्रिया):—[=aṅga-saṃskriyā] [from aṅga] f. embellishment of person bathing, perfuming and adorning the body.

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

Aṅgasaṃskriyā (अङ्गसंस्क्रिया):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-yā) See the preceding. E. aṅga and saṃskriyā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Angasamskriya in German

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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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