Kanishthineya, Kāniṣṭhineya: 4 definitions


Kanishthineya 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.

The Sanskrit term Kāniṣṭhineya can be transliterated into English as Kanisthineya or Kanishthineya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Kanishthineya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāniṣṭhineya (कानिष्ठिनेय).—[kaniṣṭhā-apatyārthe ṭhak inaṅ ca] The offspring of the youngest child or wife; कृते कानिष्ठिनेयस्य ज्यैष्ठिनेयं विवासितम् (kṛte kāniṣṭhineyasya jyaiṣṭhineyaṃ vivāsitam) Bhaṭṭikāvya 5.84; cf. com. on Manusmṛti 9.123.

Derivable forms: kāniṣṭhineyaḥ (कानिष्ठिनेयः).

See also (synonyms): kāniṣṭhineyī.

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

1) Kāniṣṭhineya (कानिष्ठिनेय):—[from kāniṣṭhika] m. ([gana] kalyāṇy-ādi) a son of the youngest or of a younger wife, [Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa ii, 1, 8, 1]

2) [v.s. ...] ([plural]) [commentator or commentary] on [Manu-smṛti ix, 123] (kaniṣ printed text).

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Kanishthineya in German

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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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