Kshapayishnu, Kṣapayiṣṇu: 3 definitions


Kshapayishnu 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 Kṣapayiṣṇu can be transliterated into English as Ksapayisnu or Kshapayishnu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Kshapayishnu in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kṣapayiṣṇu (क्षपयिष्णु):—[from kṣap] 1. kṣapayiṣṇu mfn. one who intends to efface or do penance for ([accusative]), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 82, 6.]

2) [from kṣap] 2. kṣapayiṣṇu mfn. destroying, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 37, 22.]

3) [from kṣapaṇa] a See √1. and √3. kskap.

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Kshapayishnu 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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