Gostani, Gōstanī, Gostanī, Go-stani: 5 definitions



Gostani 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Gostanī (गोस्तनी).—A follower of Skandadeva. (Śloka 3, Chapter 46, Śalya Parva).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gōstanī (गोस्तनी).—f S Grapes, or a grape.

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

gōstanī (गोस्तनी).—f Grapes, or a grape.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gostanī (गोस्तनी).—a bunch of grapes.

Gostanī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and stanī (स्तनी). See also (synonyms): gostanā.

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

1) Gostanī (गोस्तनी):—[=go-stanī] [from go-stana > go] f. a kind of red grape, [Bhāvaprakāśa v, 6, 108]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of one of the mothers attending on Skanda, [Mahābhārata ix, 2621]

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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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