Matrigandhini, Mātṛgandhinī, Matri-gandhini: 3 definitions
Matrigandhini 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 Mātṛgandhinī can be transliterated into English as Matrgandhini or Matrigandhini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mātṛgandhinī (मातृगन्धिनी).—an unnatural mother; हनिष्याम्यधुनैवाहं कैकेयीं मातृगन्धिनीम् (haniṣyāmyadhunaivāhaṃ kaikeyīṃ mātṛgandhinīm) A. Rām.2.8.7.
Mātṛgandhinī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mātṛ and gandhinī (गन्धिनी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mātṛgandhinī (मातृगन्धिनी).—f. (-nī) An unnatural mother.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mātṛgandhinī (मातृगन्धिनी):—[=mātṛ-gandhinī] [from mātṛ] f. ‘having only the smell of a m°’, an unnatural m°, [Rāmāyaṇa]
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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