Damani, Dāmanī: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dāmanī (दामनी).—A foot-rope.

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

Dāmanī (दामनी).—f. (-nī) A string, a rope, especially for tying cattle. E. dāman as above, aṇ and ṅīṣ affs.

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

1) Damanī (दमनी):—[from damana > dam] f. Solanum Jacquini, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a Śakti, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi i, 8, 405.]

3) Dāmanī (दामनी):—[from dāman > dā] f. (ifc. also nīka) a long rope to which calves are tied by means of shorter ropes, [Harivaṃśa]

4) Dāmani (दामनि):—[from dāmana] m. [patronymic] [from] damana [plural] Name of a warrior tribe, [Pāṇini 5-3, 116]

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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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