Putramjivaka, Putraṃjīvaka: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Putraṃjīvaka (पुत्रंजीवक).—Name of a plant (from its seeds or flowers are made garlands and worn to keep children in good health).

Derivable forms: putraṃjīvakaḥ (पुत्रंजीवकः).

See also (synonyms): putraṃjīva.

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

Putraṃjīvaka (पुत्रंजीवक):—[=putra-ṃ-jīvaka] [from putra] m. ‘giving life to children’, Putranjiva Roxburghii (from its seeds are made necklaces which are suppose, to keep children in good health), [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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