Samidh, Samīdh: 6 definitions


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

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

samīdh (समीध्).—f A sacrificial stick.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Samidh (समिध्).—[adjective] flaming.

— [feminine] log of wood, fuel; kindling, flaming.

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

1) Samidh (समिध्):—[from sam-indh] mfn. igniting, flaming, burning, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] f. firewood, fuel, a log of wood, faggot, grass etc. employed as fuel (7 Samidhs, or sometimes 3 x 7 are mentioned, as well as 7 Yonis, 7 flames etc.), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] kindling, flaming, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] = samid-ādhāna, [???]

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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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