Cancusuci, Cañcusūci, Cancu-suci: 6 definitions



Cancusuci 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 Chanchusuchi.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cañcusūci (चञ्चुसूचि).—the tailor bird.

Derivable forms: cañcusūciḥ (चञ्चुसूचिः).

Cañcusūci is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cañcu and sūci (सूचि).

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

Cañcusūci (चञ्चुसूचि).—m.

(-ciḥ) The tailor bird, (Sylvia sutoria.) E. cañcu a beak, and sūci a needle; having a sharp-pointed beak; also with kan added, cañcumūcikam.

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

Cañcusūci (चञ्चुसूचि):—[=cañcu-sūci] [from cañcu] m. ‘using the beak as a needle’, the tailor-bird (Sylvia sutoria), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Cañcusūci (चञ्चुसूचि):—[cañcu-sūci] (ciḥ) 2. m. The tailor-bird.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Cañcusūci (चञ्चुसूचि):—(cañcu Schnabel + sūci Nadel) m. Name eines Vogels, Sylvia sutoria, [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 5, 29.] Auch sūcika m. [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1341.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Cañcusūci (चञ्चुसूचि):—und ka m. Sylvia sutoria.

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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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