Sankuci, Saṅkuci, Śaṅkuci, Śāṅkucī, Shankuci: 6 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 dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

saṅkuci : (aor. of saṅkucati) became contracted; shrank; clenched.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaṅkuci (शङ्कुचि).—A skate-fish.

Derivable forms: śaṅkuciḥ (शङ्कुचिः).

See also (synonyms): śaṅkoca, śaṅkoci.

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Śāṅkucī (शाङ्कुची).—The skate fish.

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

Śaṅkuci (शङ्कुचि).—m.

(-ciḥ) A scate-fish.

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Śāṅkucī (शाङ्कुची).—f. (-cī) The scate fish; also śaṃkucī, &c.

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

1) Śaṅkuci (शङ्कुचि):—[from śaṅku] m. a skate fish (= 2. śaṅku), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. sāṃkuci).

2) Śāṅkucī (शाङ्कुची):—f. the skate fish (cf. śaṅkuci, sāṃkuci), [Horace H. Wilson]

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

1) Śaṅkuci (शङ्कुचि):—(ciḥ) 2. m. A scate fish.

2) Śāṅkucī (शाङ्कुची):—(cī) 3. f. The scate fish.

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Sankuci 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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