Lohashanku, Lohaśaṅku, Loha-shanku: 8 definitions

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Lohashanku 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 term Lohaśaṅku can be transliterated into English as Lohasanku or Lohashanku, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lohaśaṅku (लोहशङ्कु).—

1) an iron spike.

2) Name of a hell; लोहशङ्कुमृजीषं च पन्थानं शाल्मलीं नदीम् (lohaśaṅkumṛjīṣaṃ ca panthānaṃ śālmalīṃ nadīm) Manusmṛti 4.9.

Derivable forms: lohaśaṅkuḥ (लोहशङ्कुः).

Lohaśaṅku is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms loha and śaṅku (शङ्कु).

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

Lohaśaṅku (लोहशङ्कु).—m.

(-ṅkuḥ) 1. A hell. 2. An iron pike. E. loha, śaṅku a pike.

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

Lohaśaṅku (लोहशङ्कु).—m. 1. an iron pike. 2. a hell, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 90.

Lohaśaṅku is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms loha and śaṅku (शङ्कु).

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

Lohaśaṅku (लोहशङ्कु).—[masculine] a cert. hell.

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

1) Lohaśaṅku (लोहशङ्कु):—[=loha-śaṅku] [from loha] m. an iron stake or spike, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] ‘iron-spiked’, Name of a hell, [Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya]

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

Lohaśaṅku (लोहशङ्कु):—[loha-śaṅku] (ṅkuḥ) 2. m. A hell; iron pike.

[Sanskrit to German]

Lohashanku 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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