Angushthya, Aṅguṣṭhya: 5 definitions
Angushthya 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 Aṅguṣṭhya can be transliterated into English as Angusthya or Angushthya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aṅguṣṭhya (अङ्गुष्ठ्य).—[aṅguṣṭhe bhavaḥ cha] The thumb-nail.
Derivable forms: aṅguṣṭhyaḥ (अङ्गुष्ठ्यः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aṅguṣṭhya (अङ्गुष्ठ्य):—[from aṅgula] m. belonging to the thumb (the thumb nail).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣṭhyaḥ) The nail of the thumb. E. aṅguṣṭha, taddh. aff. yat.
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