Lagnanakshatra, aka: Lagnanakṣatra, Lagna-nakshatra; 2 Definition(s)

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Lagnanakshatra means something in 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 term Lagnanakṣatra can be transliterated into English as Lagnanaksatra or Lagnanakshatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Lagnanakshatra in Marathi glossaries]

lagnanakṣatra (लग्ननक्षत्र).—n (S) Any constellation of the moon's path that is auspicious for marriage.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

[Lagnanakshatra in Sanskrit glossaries]

Lagnanakṣatra (लग्ननक्षत्र).—an auspicious asterism.

Derivable forms: lagnanakṣatram (लग्ननक्षत्रम्).

Lagnanakṣatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms lagna and nakṣatra (नक्षत्र).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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