Guhashashthi, Guhaṣaṣṭhī, Guha-shashthi: 3 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Guhaṣaṣṭhī can be transliterated into English as Guhasasthi or Guhashashthi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Guhaṣaṣṭhī (गुहषष्ठी).—the sixth day in the first fortnight of मार्गशीर्ष (mārgaśīrṣa).

Guhaṣaṣṭhī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guha and ṣaṣṭhī (षष्ठी).

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

Guhaṣaṣṭhī (गुहषष्ठी):—[=guha-ṣaṣṭhī] [from guha > guh] f. the 6th day in the light half of Mārgaśīrṣa.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Guhaṣaṣṭhī (गुहषष्ठी):—f. der 6te Tag in der lichten Hälfte des Mārgaśīrṣa.

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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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