Kumbhidhanya, Kumbhīdhānya, Kumbhi-dhanya: 3 definitions
Kumbhidhanya 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kumbhīdhānya (कुम्भीधान्य).—grain stored in jars sufficient for six days.
Derivable forms: kumbhīdhānyam (कुम्भीधान्यम्).
Kumbhīdhānya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kumbhī and dhānya (धान्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-nyaḥ) Grain stored in jars sufficient, according to some, for six days, or to others for one year’s consumption. E. kumbha, and dhānya grain, cvi augment.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kumbhīdhānya (कुम्भीधान्य):—[=kumbhī-dhānya] [from kumbhī > kumbha] m. one who has grain stored in jars sufficient for six days or (according to others) for one year’s consumption, [Patañjali on Pāṇini 1-3, 7], [vArttika] 5.
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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