Kacamani, Kācamaṇi, Kaca-mani: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Kacamani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kachamani.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kācamaṇi : (m.) crystal.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kācamaṇi (काचमणि).—m S Crystal or quartz. It is considered as a jewel.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kācamaṇi (काचमणि).—

1) crystal, quartz.

2) Metallic beads. शेषाः काचमणयः (śeṣāḥ kācamaṇayaḥ) Kau. A.2.11.

Derivable forms: kācamaṇiḥ (काचमणिः).

Kācamaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāca and maṇi (मणि).

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

Kācamaṇi (काचमणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) Crystal, quartz. E. kāca, and maṇi a gem.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kācamaṇi (काचमणि).—m. crystal, [Hitopadeśa] pr. [distich] 44, M. M.

Kācamaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāca and maṇi (मणि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kācamaṇi (काचमणि).—[masculine] crystal or quartz (lit. glass jewel).

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

Kācamaṇi (काचमणि):—[=kāca-maṇi] [from kāca] m. a ‘glass-jewel’, crystal, quartz, [Hitopadeśa]

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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 (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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