Krimishukti, Kṛmiśukti, Krimi-shukti: 3 definitions
Krimishukti 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 Kṛmiśukti can be transliterated into English as Krmisukti or Krimishukti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a bivalve shell.
2) the animal living in it.
3) an oyster.
Derivable forms: kṛmiśuktiḥ (कृमिशुक्तिः).
Kṛmiśukti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛmi and śukti (शुक्ति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ktiḥ) An oyster. E. kṛmi an insect, and śukti oyster-shell.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛmiśukti (कृमिशुक्ति):—[=kṛmi-śukti] [from kṛmi] f. a bivalve shell, muscle, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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