Hamsanghri, Haṃsāṅghri, Hamsa-anghri: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Haṃsāṅghri (हंसाङ्घ्रि).—vermilion.

Derivable forms: haṃsāṅghriḥ (हंसाङ्घ्रिः).

Haṃsāṅghri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms haṃsa and aṅghri (अङ्घ्रि).

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

Haṃsāṅghri (हंसाङ्घ्रि).—m.

(-ṅghriḥ) Vermilion. E. haṃsa a goose, and aṅghri the foot.

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

1) Haṃsāṅghri (हंसाङ्घ्रि):—[from haṃsa] m. ‘goose-footed’, vermilion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Haṃsāṅghrī (हंसाङ्घ्री):—[from haṃsāṅghri > haṃsa] f. a kind of Mimosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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