Hastigiri, Hastin-giri: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Hastigiri (हस्तिगिरि).—the city and district of Kāñchī.
Derivable forms: hastigiriḥ (हस्तिगिरिः).
Hastigiri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hastin and giri (गिरि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-riḥ) The city Kanchi, a place of pilgrimage in the peninsula. E. hastin an elephant, giri a mountain.
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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