Kanthamani, Kaṇṭhamaṇi, Kantha-mani: 7 definitions

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Kanthamani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Kaṇṭhamaṇi (कण्ठमणि) is the father of Harivallabha and grand-father of Kumāramaṇi (1703 C.E.): an author of prosody who belonged to the family of Harivaṃśa, was the son of Harivallabha, grandson of Kaṇṭhamaṇi, and great grandson of Rudraṇa, great great grandson of Caturbhuja. Kumāramaṇi was also the cousin of Vedamaṇi and elder brother of Vāsudeva. He belonged to Śrīvatsagotra. He was also the disciple of Jayagovinda Vājapeyi and Puruṣottama Vājapeyi (both brothers), Kavicārāḍana, Mādhavapaṇḍitarāja, Rudraṇa (probably his great grand father), Madhusūdanakavipaṇḍita. Kumāramaṇi mentions about his family and preceptors in the beginning of his work.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kaṇṭhamaṇi (कंठमणि).—m (S kaṇṭha & maṇi Gem.) A jewel worn on the throat. 2 The prominence of the larynx, Adam's apple. 3 fig. A dear and most beloved object; the apple of one's eye.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kaṇṭhamaṇi (कंठमणि).—m A jewel worn on the throat. A dear and most beloved object, the apple of one's eye.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kaṇṭhamaṇi (कण्ठमणि).—

1) a jewel worn on the neck.

2) (fig.) a dear or beloved object.

3) Thyroid Cartilage.

Derivable forms: kaṇṭhamaṇiḥ (कण्ठमणिः).

Kaṇṭhamaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṇṭha and maṇi (मणि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kaṇṭhamaṇi (कण्ठमणि).—(m. or f.; = Sanskrit Lex. id. only Trik.), Adam's apple: °ṇiḥ Mvy 3962.

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

Kaṇṭhamaṇi (कण्ठमणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) A jewel worn on the throat. E. kaṇṭha, and maṇi a gem.

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

1) Kaṇṭhamaṇi (कण्ठमणि):—[=kaṇṭha-maṇi] [from kaṇṭha] m. a jewel worn on the throat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] a dear or beloved object

3) [v.s. ...] thyroid cartilage, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([Boehtlingk’s Sanskrit-Woerterbuch in kuerzerer fassung] Nachtrag 2).

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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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