Samkhyashabda, aka: Saṃkhyāśabda, Samkhya-shabda; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Saṃkhyāśabda can be transliterated into English as Samkhyasabda or Samkhyashabda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Saṃkhyāśabda (संख्याशब्द).—a numeral.

Derivable forms: saṃkhyāśabdaḥ (संख्याशब्दः).

Saṃkhyāśabda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saṃkhyā and śabda (शब्द).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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