Kshaunipracira, Kṣauṇiprācīra, Kshauni-pracira, Kṣauṇīprācīra: 3 definitions

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Introduction:

Kshaunipracira 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 terms Kṣauṇiprācīra and Kṣauṇīprācīra can be transliterated into English as Ksaunipracira or Kshaunipracira, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Kshauniprachira.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣauṇiprācīra (क्षौणिप्राचीर) or Kṣauṇīprācīra (क्षौणीप्राचीर).—the ocean.

Derivable forms: kṣauṇiprācīraḥ (क्षौणिप्राचीरः), kṣauṇīprācīraḥ (क्षौणीप्राचीरः).

Kṣauṇiprācīra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣauṇi and prācīra (प्राचीर).

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

Kṣauṇīprācīra (क्षौणीप्राचीर).—m.

(-raḥ) The ocean. E. kṣauṇī the earth, and prācīra an enclosure.

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

Kṣauṇīprācīra (क्षौणीप्राचीर):—[=kṣauṇī-prācīra] [from kṣauṇī > kṣoṇa] m. ‘surrounding the earth’, the ocean, [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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