Shaktipani, Śaktipāṇi, Shakti-pani: 6 definitions


Shaktipani 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 Śaktipāṇi can be transliterated into English as Saktipani or Shaktipani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śaktipāṇi (शक्तिपाणि).—m.

1) a spearman.

2) an epithet of Kārtikeya.

Derivable forms: śaktipāṇiḥ (शक्तिपाणिः).

Śaktipāṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakti and pāṇi (पाणि). See also (synonyms): śaktibhṛt.

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

Śaktipāṇi (शक्तिपाणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) 1. Kartikeya. 2. A spearman. E. śakti a spear, pāṇi the hand.

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

Śaktipāṇi (शक्तिपाणि):—[=śakti-pāṇi] [from śakti > śak] m. ‘spear-handed’, Name of Skanda, [Kālacakra]

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

Śaktipāṇi (शक्तिपाणि):—[śakti-pāṇi] (ṇiḥ) 2. m. Kārtikeya; a spearman.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shaktipani in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shaktipani in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śaktipāṇi (ಶಕ್ತಿಪಾಣಿ):—[noun] = ಶಕ್ತಿಧರ [shaktidhara].

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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