Samdhyashankha, Saṃdhyāśaṅkha, Samdhya-shankha: 4 definitions
Samdhyashankha 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 Saṃdhyāśaṅkha can be transliterated into English as Samdhyasankha or Samdhyashankha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Saṃdhyāśaṅkha (संध्याशङ्ख).—m. the conch proclaiming (by its sounding) the evening hour, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 41, 16.
Saṃdhyāśaṅkha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saṃdhyā and śaṅkha (शङ्ख).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃdhyāśaṅkha (संध्याशङ्ख).—[masculine] a conch (or horn) blown in the hour of twilight.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saṃdhyāśaṅkha (संध्याशङ्ख):—[=saṃ-dhyā-śaṅkha] [from saṃ-dhyā > saṃ-dhā] m. the evening conch-shell (of worship, used as an instrument to sound the evening hour)
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Samdhya, Shankha, Sandhya.
Starts with: Samdhyashankhadhvani.
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