Shagman, Śagman: 2 definitions


Shagman 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.

The Sanskrit term Śagman can be transliterated into English as Sagman or Shagman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Śagman (शग्मन्):—[from śak] n. [varia lectio] for śākma, [i; Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska ii, 1.]

2) Sagman (सग्मन्):—[=sa-gman] [from sa-gma] ([probably] [from] the same) = saṃgrāma, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska ii, 17.]

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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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