Sandisa, Samdisa, Samdisha, Sandisā, Saṇḍiśa, Sandisha: 7 definitions


Sandisa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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 Saṇḍiśa can be transliterated into English as Sandisa or Sandisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sandisā (संदिसा).—ad (sandhyā or sandhi) At this very instant; just at this moment; in this juncture. Used esp. with verbs of arrival or departure.

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

sandisā (संदिसा).—ad Just at this moment.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṇḍiśa (सण्डिश).—A pair of tongs or nippers.

Derivable forms: saṇḍiśaḥ (सण्डिशः).

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

Saṇḍiśa (सण्डिश).—m.

(-śaḥ) A pair of tongs. “sāṃ~ḍāsi .”

[Sanskrit to German]

Sandisa in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Saṃdisa (संदिस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Saṃdiś.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃḍiśa (ಸಂಡಿಶ):—[noun] a device for seizing or lifting objects, having two long arms pivoted or hinged together; a pair of tongs or nippers.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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