Jantughna, Jantu-ghna: 3 definitions
Jantughna 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the citron.
2) a snail.
Derivable forms: jantughnaḥ (जन्तुघ्नः).
Jantughna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jantu and ghna (घ्न).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jantughna (जन्तुघ्न).—nf. (-ghnaṃ-ghnī) 1. A plant, and vermifuge: see viḍaṅgaḥ 2. Asafœtida. m.
(-ghnaḥ) A citron. E. jantu an animal, (a worm) and ghna what destroys. jantūn kṛmīn hanti hana-ka .
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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