Punyashakuna, Puṇyaśakuna, Punya-shakuna: 5 definitions



Punyashakuna 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 Puṇyaśakuna can be transliterated into English as Punyasakuna or Punyashakuna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Puṇyaśakuna (पुण्यशकुन).—an auspicious omen.

-naḥ a bird of good omen.

Derivable forms: puṇyaśakunam (पुण्यशकुनम्).

Puṇyaśakuna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms puṇya and śakuna (शकुन).

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

Puṇyaśakuna (पुण्यशकुन).—m.

(-naḥ) A bird of good omen. n.

(-naṃ) An auspicious omen.

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

Puṇyaśakuna (पुण्यशकुन):—[=puṇya-śakuna] [from puṇya] m. a bird of good omen, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Puṇyaśakuna (पुण्यशकुन):—(pu + śa) m. ein glückverheissender Vogel [Mahābhārata 5, 4850.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Puṇyaśakuna (पुण्यशकुन):—m. ein glückverheissender Vogel.

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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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