Namucisudana, Namucisūdana, Namuci-sudana: 3 definitions


Namucisudana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Namuchisudana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Namucisūdana (नमुचिसूदन).—m. epithets of Indra; विगृह्य चक्रे नमुचिद्विषा बली य इत्थमस्वास्थ्यमहर्निशं दिवः (vigṛhya cakre namucidviṣā balī ya itthamasvāsthyamaharniśaṃ divaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 1.51.

Derivable forms: namucisūdanaḥ (नमुचिसूदनः).

Namucisūdana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms namuci and sūdana (सूदन). See also (synonyms): namucidviṣ, namucihan.

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

Namucisūdana (नमुचिसूदन):—[=namuci-sūdana] [from namuci > namuca] m. ‘destroyer of N°’ idem

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

Namucisūdana (नमुचिसूदन):—[namuci-sūdana] (naḥ) 1. m. Indra.

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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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