Lankodaya, Laṅkōdaya, Laṅkodaya, Lanka-udaya: 5 definitions



Lankodaya 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Lankodaya in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Laṅkodaya (लङ्कोदय).—Time of rising of the Signs at Laṅkā, i.e., right ascensions of the Signs. Note: Laṅka-udaya is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Lankodaya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

laṅkōdaya (लंकोदय).—m (S) The rising (or the time of rising) of a heavenly body at Ceylon (over which island passes the first meridian).

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Lankodaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Laṅkodaya (लङ्कोदय).—the equivalents of the signs in right ascension.

Derivable forms: laṅkodayaḥ (लङ्कोदयः).

Laṅkodaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms laṅkā and udaya (उदय).

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

Laṅkodaya (लङ्कोदय):—[from laṅkā > laṅka] m. ‘ascension at L°’, the equivalents of the signs in right ascension, [Sūryasiddhānta]

[Sanskrit to German]

Lankodaya 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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