Darshani, Darśanī: 3 definitions



Darshani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Darśanī can be transliterated into English as Darsani or Darshani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

darśanī (दर्शनी).—a (darśana S) Relating to seeing. 2 Sightly, pretty, of pleasing appearance. 3 Showy or designed for show. In this sense such compounds as darśanīghaḍī The upper or outer fold; darśanī-khiḍa- kī-dāra-dhōtarajōḍā-pāgōṭēṃ-pōṣāka-lagaḍēṃ-māḍī-tabaka besides those in order.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

darśanī (दर्शनी).—a Relating to seeing. Sightly, pretty, of pleasing appearance, showy or designed for show; as darśanī, khiḍakī.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Darśanī (दर्शनी):—[from darśana > darśa] f. Durgā, [Harivaṃśa 10238]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of an insect, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]

3) [v.s. ...] cf. a-, su-.

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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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