Anustarani, Anustaraṇī, Anu-starani: 3 definitions


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

Anustaraṇī (अनुस्तरणी):—[=anu-staraṇī] [from anu-staraṇa] f. the cow sacrificed at the funeral ceremony, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā etc.]

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

Anustaraṇī (अनुस्तरणी):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-ṇī) The cow which is immolated at the funeral rites; sacrificing her is supposed to enable the defunct to cross the river of the hell. E. stṛ with anu, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

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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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