Pingasphatika, Piṅgasphaṭika, Pinga-sphatika: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piṅgasphaṭika (पिङ्गस्फटिक).—'yellow crystal', a kind of gem (gomeda).

Derivable forms: piṅgasphaṭikaḥ (पिङ्गस्फटिकः).

Piṅgasphaṭika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms piṅga and sphaṭika (स्फटिक).

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

Piṅgasphaṭika (पिङ्गस्फटिक).—m. (kaḥ) A kind of gem called “gomedh”.

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

Piṅgasphaṭika (पिङ्गस्फटिक):—[=piṅga-sphaṭika] [from piṅga > piñj] m. ‘y°-crystal’, a kind of gem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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