Kashmiri, Kāśmirī, Kaśmīrī: 4 definitions



Kashmiri means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Kāśmirī and Kaśmīrī can be transliterated into English as Kasmiri or Kashmiri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: Holy Sites in Buddhist Saṃvara Cycle

Kaśmīrī (कश्मीरी) refers to one of the sixty-four inner channels running through the nirmāṇacakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Nirmāṇacakra is an inner circle of the shape of a lotus with sixty-four petals. This inner circle is visualized in one’s abdomen. The inner channels [viz., Kaśmīrī] run through the petals of these inner circles.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kāśmirī (काश्मिरी).—a (kāśmīra S) Relating to Cashmire.

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

1) Kāśmīrī (काश्मीरी):—[from kāśmīra] f. = kāśmarī, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

2) [v.s. ...] the tree Ficus elastica, [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 (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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kāśmīri (ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರಿ):—[adjective] of or belonging, particular to the state of ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರ, [kashmira,] its people or language.

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Kāśmīri (ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರಿ):—

1) [noun] the Indo-Aryan language of the state of ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರ [kashmira].

2) [noun] a man from, inhabitant of, that state.

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Kāśmīri (ಕಾಶ್ಮೀರಿ):—

1) [noun] the large-sized, deciduous tree Gmelina arborea (= Premna arborea) of Verbenaceae family; Cashmere tree.

2) [noun] its wood.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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