Ankushi, Aṅkuśī: 3 definitions



Ankushi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Aṅkuśī can be transliterated into English as Ankusi or Ankushi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aṅkuśī (अंकुशी).—a Bearing the impression of the aṅkuśa or elephant goad--a rupee &c.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Aṅkuśī (अङ्कुशी).—f. (-śī) One of the twenty-four female deities peculiar to the Jainas, supposed te preside more immediately over human beings E. aṅkuśa, and ṅīp fem. aff. having or holding a hook.

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

Aṅkuśī (अङ्कुशी):—[from aṅkuśa > aṅk] f. one of the twenty-four Jaina goddesses, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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