Purushagandhi, Puruṣagandhi, Purusha-gandhi: 3 definitions



Purushagandhi 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 Puruṣagandhi can be transliterated into English as Purusagandhi or Purushagandhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Purushagandhi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Puruṣagandhi (पुरुषगन्धि):—[=puruṣa-gandhi] [from puruṣa] (pu) mfn. smelling of men, [Atharva-veda]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Puruṣagandhi (पुरुषगन्धि):—(pu + ga) adj. nach Menschen riechend: talpa [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 12, 2, 49.]

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

Puruṣagandhi (पुरुषगन्धि):—Adj. nach Menschen riechend.

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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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