Angurimotana, Aṅgurimoṭana, Anguri-motana, Aṅgurīmoṭana: 1 definition


Angurimotana 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.

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

Aṅgurimoṭana (अङ्गुरिमोटन) or Aṅgurīmoṭana (अङ्गुरीमोटन).—[aṅgulyormoṭanaṃ mardanaṃ sphoṭanaṃ tāḍanaṃ vā yatra] snapping or cracking the fingers (Mar cuṭakī).

Derivable forms: aṅgurimoṭanam (अङ्गुरिमोटनम्), aṅgurīmoṭanam (अङ्गुरीमोटनम्).

Aṅgurimoṭana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅguri and moṭana (मोटन). See also (synonyms): aṅgulimoṭana, aṅgulisphoṭana, aṅgurisphoṭana.

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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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