Samanodaka, Samana-udaka, Samānōdaka, Samānodaka: 3 definitions

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Samanodaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samānōdaka (समानोदक).—a S A kiusman who, as distinguished from sapiṇḍa, is next in order and succession, and is connected by the right of offering oblations of water to the manes of common ancestors. This relationship extends to the fourteenth in descent.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Samanodaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samānodaka (समानोदक).—a relative connected by the libations of water to the Manes of common ancestors; this relationship extends from the seventh (or eleventh) to the thirteenth (or fourteenth according to some) degree; समानो- दकभावस्तु निवर्तेताचतुर्दशात् (samāno- dakabhāvastu nivartetācaturdaśāt); see Ms.5.6 also.

Derivable forms: samānodakaḥ (समानोदकः).

Samānodaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms samāna and udaka (उदक).

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

Samānodaka (समानोदक).—m.

(-kaḥ) A kinsman, one who when distinct from the Sapinda is next in order and succession, and is connected by oblations of water only, to the manes of common ancestors; this relationship extends to the fourteenth in descent, i. e. the seven first or Sapindas presenting water as well as the cakes, are also Samanodakas, whilst the seven next presenting water alone are Samanodakas only. E. samāna common, udaka water.

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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. 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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