Phanishvara, Phanin-ishvara, Phaṇīśvara: 9 definitions


Phanishvara 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 Phaṇīśvara can be transliterated into English as Phanisvara or Phanishvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Phaṇīśvara (फणीश्वर).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. The great serpent Ananta. 2. An epithet of Sesha. E. phaṇī a snake, and īśvara sovereign; also phaṇīndra, &c.

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

Phaṇīśvara (फणीश्वर).—[masculine] = [preceding]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Phaṇīśvara (फणीश्वर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a synonym of Patañjali. Oxf. 176^a. 177^a. 188^a.

Phaṇīśvara has the following synonyms: Phaṇin.

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

Phaṇīśvara (फणीश्वर):—[from phaṇi > phaṇ] m. = ṇīndra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.; Catalogue(s)]

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

Phaṇīśvara (फणीश्वर):—[phaṇī+śvara] (raḥ) 1. m. The serpent Ananta.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Phaṇīśvara (फणीश्वर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Phaṇīsara.

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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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