Sapindi, Sapiṇḍī: 3 definitions



Sapindi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sapiṇḍī (सपिंडी).—f (sapiṇḍa) The offering of a ball of rice &c. to the manes of a deceased relative, commonly on the twelfth day after his decease. v kara.

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

1) Sapiṇḍī (सपिण्डी):—[from sa-piṇḍa] in [compound] for sapiṇḍa.

2) Sāpiṇḍi (सापिण्डि):—[from sāpiṇḍa] m. ([probably]) [patronymic] [from] sa-piṇḍa [gana] aiṣukāry-ādi.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Sāpiṇḍi (सापिण्डि):—m. wohl patron. von sapiṇḍa gaṇa aiṣukāryādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 2, 54.] sāpiṇḍibhakta adj. von solchen bewohnt ebend.; vgl. [SAṂSK. K. 185,b,3.]

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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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