Sandhijivaka, Sandhijīvaka: 2 definitions

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Sandhijivaka 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.

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[«previous next»] — Sandhijivaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sandhijīvaka (सन्धिजीवक).—m.

(-kaḥ) One who seeks for wealth by dishonest means, especially as a go-between. E. sandhi union, (of others,) jīvaka who lives by.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sandhijīvaka (सन्धिजीवक):—[sandhi-jīvaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. One who lives dishonestly; a go-between.

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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.

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