Govishanika, Goviṣāṇika, Go-vishanika: 5 definitions


Govishanika 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 Goviṣāṇika can be transliterated into English as Govisanika or Govishanika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Goviṣāṇika (गोविषाणिक).—a kind of musical instrument; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 6.44.4.

Derivable forms: goviṣāṇikaḥ (गोविषाणिकः).

Goviṣāṇika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms go and viṣāṇika (विषाणिक).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Goviṣāṇika (गोविषाणिक).—i. e. go -viṣāṇa + ika, m. A kind of trumpet, Mahābhārata 9, 2676.

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

Goviṣāṇika (गोविषाणिक):—[=go-viṣāṇika] [from go] m. (cf. mukha) a kind of musical instrument, trumpet, [Mahābhārata vi, ix.]

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Govishanika in German

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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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