Parshnigrahana, aka: Pārṣṇigrahaṇa, Parshni-grahana; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Pārṣṇigrahaṇa can be transliterated into English as Parsnigrahana or Parshnigrahana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pārṣṇigrahaṇa (पार्ष्णिग्रहण).—attacking or threatening an enemy in the rear.

Derivable forms: pārṣṇigrahaṇam (पार्ष्णिग्रहणम्).

Pārṣṇigrahaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pārṣṇi and grahaṇa (ग्रहण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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