Hemagandhini, Hemagandhinī, Heman-gandhini: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hemagandhinī (हेमगन्धिनी).—the perfume named Reṇukā.

Hemagandhinī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms heman and gandhinī (गन्धिनी).

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

Hemagandhinī (हेमगन्धिनी).—f. (-nī) Renuka, a perfume. E. hema golden, gandhinī a perfume.

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

Hemagandhinī (हेमगन्धिनी):—[=hema-gandhinī] [from hema > heman] f. the perfume Reṇukā, [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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