Panigrahanika, Pāṇigrahaṇika, Pani-grahanika: 5 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṇigrahaṇika (पाणिग्रहणिक).—a. matrimoinal, nuptial.

-yam a nuptial gift.

Pāṇigrahaṇika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṇi and grahaṇika (ग्रहणिक). See also (synonyms): pāṇigrahaṇīya.

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

Pāṇigrahaṇika (पाणिग्रहणिक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kī-kaṃ) Matrimonial. E. pāṇigrahaṇa, and ṭhak aff.

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

1) Pāṇigrahaṇika (पाणिग्रहणिक):—[=pāṇi-grahaṇika] [from pāṇi] mfn. relating to marriage, nuptial, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] n. a welding present, [Mahābhārata]

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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. 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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