Lakshman, Lakṣman: 9 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Lakṣman can be transliterated into English as Laksman or Lakshman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lakṣman (लक्ष्मन्).—n. [lakṣ-manin]

1) A mark, sign, token, characteristic; प्रकटमलिनलक्ष्मा मुष्टपत्रावलीकैः (prakaṭamalinalakṣmā muṣṭapatrāvalīkaiḥ) Śi.11.3;8.41; Ki.11.18;14.64; R.19.3; Ku.7.43.

2) A speck, spot; मलिनमपि हिमांशोर्लक्ष्म लक्ष्मी तनोति (malinamapi himāṃśorlakṣma lakṣmī tanoti) Ś1.2; Māl.9. 25.

3) Definition.

4) The chief, principal (pradhāna); 'लक्ष्म चिह्ने प्रधाने च (lakṣma cihne pradhāne ca)' इति विश्वः (iti viśvaḥ); शोकं दैन्यं च दुःखं च प्राजहात् पुत्रलक्ष्मणि (śokaṃ dainyaṃ ca duḥkhaṃ ca prājahāt putralakṣmaṇi) Mb.6.14.43.

5) A good or bad mark.

6) A pearl. -m.

1) The crane or Sārasa bird.

2) Name of Lakṣmaṇa.

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

Lakṣman (लक्ष्मन्).—n. (-kṣma) 1. A mark, a spot, &c. 2. Chief, principal. 3. Definition. m.

(-kaḥ) 1. The Sarasa bird. 2. Lakshmana, the son of Dasa- Rat'Ha. E. lakṣ to mark, &c., manin aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lakṣman (लक्ष्मन्).—[lakṣ + man], n. 1. A mark, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 19, 30; a spot, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 19. 2. Chief.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lakṣman (लक्ष्मन्).—[neuter] mark, sign, token; any special mark or characteristic (good or bad).

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

1) Lakṣman (लक्ष्मन्):—[from lakṣ] n. a mark, sign, token, characteristic, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] a good or lucky mark, excellence, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] a bad mark, stain, blemish, [Bālarāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] definition (as ‘the marks or characteristics collectively’), [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]

5) [v.s. ...] = pradhāna, the chief, principal, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] a pearl, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Lakṣman (लक्ष्मन्):—(kṣma) 5. n. A mark; a chief.

[Sanskrit to German]

Lakshman 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Lakshman in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a younger brother of Ram in the ancient Indian epic of Ramayan; -[rekha] in the epic Ramayan, the line drawn by Lakshman bidding Sita: rot to cross it for her own security..—lakshman (लक्ष्मण) is alternatively transliterated as Lakṣmaṇa.

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