Pancavimshati, Pañcaviṃśati, Pancan-vimshati: 5 definitions



Pancavimshati means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Pañcaviṃśati can be transliterated into English as Pancavimsati or Pancavimshati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchavimshati.

India history and geography

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pañcaviṃśati.—see pannavīsa. Note: pañcaviṃśati is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pañcaviṃśati (पञ्चविंशति).—f. twenty-five.

Derivable forms: pañcaviṃśatiḥ (पञ्चविंशतिः).

Pañcaviṃśati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and viṃśati (विंशति).

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

Pañcaviṃśati (पञ्चविंशति).—[feminine] twenty-five.

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

1) Pañcaviṃśati (पञ्चविंशति):—[=pañca-viṃśati] [from pañca] f. (pa) idem, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a collection of 25 (also and tikā; See vetāla-)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pañcaviṃśati (पञ्चविंशति):—(pañcan + vi) f. fünfundzwanzig [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 14, 30.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 7, 3, 1, 43. 10, 1, 2, 8.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 11, 10.] naraiḥ śatyā [53, 78.] rātra adj. [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 24, 2, 22.] gaṇa [Kapila 1, 62.] vetālapañcaviṃśatī (sic) die 25 Erzählungen des Vetāla [Lassen’s Anthologie 1.]

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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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