Grahanemi, Graha-nemi: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Grahanemi (ग्रहनेमि).—

1) the moon.

2) the section of the moon's course between the asterisms मूल (mūla) and मृगशीर्ष (mṛgaśīrṣa).

Derivable forms: grahanemiḥ (ग्रहनेमिः).

Grahanemi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms graha and nemi (नेमि).

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

Grahanemi (ग्रहनेमि).—m.

(-miḥ) The moon. E. graha a planet and nemi the circumference of a wheel, from its shape,

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

1) Grahanemi (ग्रहनेमि):—[=graha-nemi] [from graha > grah] m. the moon, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the section of the moon’s course between the asterisms Mūla and Mṛga-śiras, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]

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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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