Gunamushti, Guṇamuṣṭi, Guna-mushti: 1 definition
Gunamushti 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 Guṇamuṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Gunamusti or Gunamushti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Guṇamuṣṭi (गुणमुष्टि).—f. a particular method of stringing the bow; cf. पताका वज्रमुष्टिश्च सिंहकर्णस्तथैव च । मत्सरी काकतुण्डी च योजनीया यथा- क्रमम् (patākā vajramuṣṭiśca siṃhakarṇastathaiva ca | matsarī kākatuṇḍī ca yojanīyā yathā- kramam) || Dhanur.84.
Derivable forms: guṇamuṣṭiḥ (गुणमुष्टिः).
Guṇamuṣṭi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guṇa and muṣṭi (मुष्टि).
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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