Sankuci, Saṅkuci, Shankuci, Śaṅkuci, Śāṅkucī: 4 definitions
Sankuci means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 terms Śaṅkuci and Śāṅkucī can be transliterated into English as Sankuci or Shankuci, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shankuchi.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
saṅkuci : (aor. of saṅkucati) became contracted; shrank; clenched.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śaṅkuci (शङ्कुचि).—A skate-fish.
Derivable forms: śaṅkuciḥ (शङ्कुचिः).
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Śāṅkucī (शाङ्कुची).—The skate fish.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ciḥ) A scate-fish.
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Śāṅkucī (शाङ्कुची).—f. (-cī) The scate fish; also śaṃkucī, &c.
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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