Saubhagyatantu, Saubhāgyatantu, Saubhagya-tantu: 4 definitions
Saubhagyatantu 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
saubhāgyatantu (सौभाग्यतंतु).—m (S) The marriage-string,--a string with a bit of gold strung on it. The bridegroom casts it, at the wedding, around the neck of his bride, and she wears it till widowed. Hence, significantly, a husband.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Saubhāgyatantu (सौभाग्यतन्तु).—the marriage string (put round the neck of the bride by the bridegroom at the time of marriage and worn by her till widowhood; also called maṅgalasūtra q. v.).
Derivable forms: saubhāgyatantuḥ (सौभाग्यतन्तुः).
Saubhāgyatantu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saubhāgya and tantu (तन्तु).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntuḥ) Marriage-string, (cast round the neck of the bride by the bridegroom at the time of wedding and worn till widow-hood.)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saubhāgyatantu (सौभाग्यतन्तु):—[=saubhāgya-tantu] [from saubhāgya > saubhaga] m. the marriage string (fastened round the bride’s neck by the bridegroom at the wedding and worn till widowhood), [ib.]
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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