Shailabhitti, aka: Śailabhitti, Shaila-bhitti; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Śailabhitti can be transliterated into English as Sailabhitti or Shailabhitti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śailabhitti (शैलभित्ति).—f. an instrument for cutting stones, a stone-cutter's chisel.

Derivable forms: śailabhittiḥ (शैलभित्तिः).

Śailabhitti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaila and bhitti (भित्ति).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śailabhitti (शैलभित्ति).—f.

(-ttiḥ) A stone-cutter’s chisel or axe, an instrument for cutting stones. E. śaila a mountain, bhid to divide, aff. ktic .

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