Saubhagyacihna, Saubhāgyacihna, Saubhagya-cihna: 2 definitions


Saubhagyacihna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Saubhagyachihna.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Saubhagyacihna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saubhāgyacihna (सौभाग्यचिह्न).—

1) any mark of good fortune or happiness.

2) any sign of the blessed state of wifehood (such as the saffron mark on the forehead).

Derivable forms: saubhāgyacihnam (सौभाग्यचिह्नम्).

Saubhāgyacihna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saubhāgya and cihna (चिह्न).

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

Saubhāgyacihna (सौभाग्यचिह्न):—[=saubhāgya-cihna] [from saubhāgya > saubhaga] n. any mark of good fortune ([especially] of wifehood e.g. the marriage necklace, red pigment on the forehead), [ib.]

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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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