Sarpamani, Sarpamaṇi, Sarpa-mani: 6 definitions

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Sarpamani 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sarpamaṇi (सर्पमणि).—m (S) The snake-stone, a gem said to be found in the head of the Cobra or Coluber Naga. Affirmed to be an alexipharmic.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sarpamaṇi (सर्पमणि).—a snake-gem.

Derivable forms: sarpamaṇiḥ (सर्पमणिः).

Sarpamaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarpa and maṇi (मणि).

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

Sarpamaṇi (सर्पमणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) The snake-stone or carbuncle, or a jewel said to be found in the head of a snake, possessing also alexipharmic properties. E. sarpa a snake, and maṇi a gem.

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

Sarpamaṇi (सर्पमणि).—m. the snake-stone, or carbuncle, a jewel said to be found in the head of a snake.

Sarpamaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarpa and maṇi (मणि).

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

Sarpamaṇi (सर्पमणि):—[=sarpa-maṇi] [from sarpa] m. ‘sn° -gem’, the sn°-stone, a kind of carbuncle (said to be found in a sn°’s head and to have the power of expelling poison), [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Sarpamaṇi (सर्पमणि):—[sarpa-maṇi] (ṇiḥ) 2. m. The snake-stone.

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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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