Cakranemi, Cakra-nemi, Cakranemī: 3 definitions

Introduction

Cakranemi 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakranemi.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Cakranemī (चक्रनेमी).—A woman attendant of Skandadeva. (Śalya Parva, Chapter 46, Verse 5).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Cakranemi (चक्रनेमि) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.5). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Cakranemi) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cakranemi (चक्रनेमि).—f. the periphery or circumference of a wheel; नीचैर्गच्छत्युपरि च दशा चक्रनेमिक्रमेण (nīcairgacchatyupari ca daśā cakranemikrameṇa) Me.19.

Derivable forms: cakranemiḥ (चक्रनेमिः).

Cakranemi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and nemi (नेमि).

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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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