Samidh, aka: Samīdh; 3 Definition(s)


Samidh 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

samīdh (समीध्).—f A sacrificial stick.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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

Samidh (समिध्).—f. (samit or samid in comp.) Wood, fuel; विलापदुःखसमिधो रुदिताश्रुहुताहुतिः (vilāpaduḥkhasamidho ruditāśruhutāhutiḥ) Rām.2.24.6; 6; especially fuel or sacrificial sticks for the sacred fire; समिदाहरणाय प्रस्थिता वयम् (samidāharaṇāya prasthitā vayam) Ś.1; तत्राग्निमाधाय समित्समिद्धम् (tatrāgnimādhāya samitsamiddham) Ku.1.57;5. 33.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samidh (समिध्).—f. (-mit or mid) Fuel, wood, grass, &c. so employed. E. sam together, indhi to kindle or inflame, kvip aff., and the nasal rejected.

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