Curnamushti, Cūrṇamuṣṭi, Curna-mushti: 2 definitions

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Curnamushti 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.

The Sanskrit term Cūrṇamuṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Curnamusti or Curnamushti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Churnamushti.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cūrṇamuṣṭi (चूर्णमुष्टि).—f. a handful of perfume or powder.

Derivable forms: cūrṇamuṣṭiḥ (चूर्णमुष्टिः).

Cūrṇamuṣṭi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cūrṇa and muṣṭi (मुष्टि).

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

Cūrṇamuṣṭi (चूर्णमुष्टि).—f.

(-ṣṭiḥ) A handful of perfume or powder. E. cūrṇa and muṣṭi handful.

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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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