Ghuni, Ghuṇi: 3 definitions



Ghuni 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ghuṇi (घुणि):—[from ghuṇ] mfn. worm-eaten (?; = bhrānta, [Sāyaṇa]), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xi, 4, 2, 14.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Ghuṇi (घुणि):—adj. viell. wurmstichig (vgl. ghuṇa): saṃ vā śariṣyate ghuṇirvā bhaviṣyati [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 11, 4, 2, 14.] [Sāyaṇa] erklärt das Wort durch bhrānta (vgl. ghuṇ).

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

Ghuṇi (घुणि):—Adj. vielleicht wurmstichig. = bhrānta [Sāyaṇa. ]

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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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