Lohi, Lohī: 5 definitions


Lohi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Lohī (लोही).—(in AMg. and other Prakrit said to mean a shallow metal pan, frying pan, which hardly fits our word), kettle, a large metal receptacle: mañjūṣa lohī ca tathā supūrṇā (so read with WT) Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 364.4 (verse); (nararudhiravasāmūtra- [Page466-a+ 10] purīṣasaṃkulāyāṃ) mahā-lohyāṃ prakṣiptaḥ (a man is the subject) Divyāvadāna 378.11; tāṃ lohīṃ paśyati 13; lohy- antarasthaḥ 17 (the same man); lohī-saṃghāṭā, see saṃ- ghāṭa.

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

1) Lohī (लोही):—[from loha] f. a pot, [Divyāvadāna]

2) Lohi (लोहि):—[from loha] n. a kind of borax, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Lohi in German

context information

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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Lohī (लोही) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Lauhī.

context information

Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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