Anjalikarika, Añjalikārikā, Anjali-karika: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Añjalikārikā (अञ्जलिकारिका).—

1) an earthen doll making the अञ्जलि (añjali) (?).

2) Name of a plant, Mimosa Pudica (lajjālu) (Mar. lājāḷū).

Añjalikārikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms añjali and kārikā (कारिका).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Añjalikārikā (अञ्जलिकारिका).—f.

(-kā) 1. A kind of sensitive plant, (Mimosa natans,) or according to some, a different plant, (Lycopodium imbricatum) E. añjali, and kārikā making; from the shape or closing of the petals, like the hollowed palms of the hand. 2. A doll, a puppet. E. as before.

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

1) Añjalikārikā (अञ्जलिकारिका):—[=añjali-kārikā] [from añjali] f. an earthen figure (with the hands joined for salutation)

2) [v.s. ...] the plant Mimosa Natans.

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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. 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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