Shakunagantha, Śakunagāṇṭha: 1 definition



Shakunagantha means something in 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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śakunagāṇṭha (शकुनगांठ).—f A knot tied on observing something considered as a prognostic of a future event or as an indication of some passing occurrence in a distant region; to preserve in the mind a lively expectation of it. v bāndha. 2 A good omen; a favorable conjunction. śa0 bāndhaṇēṃ g. of o. To impress deeply upon one's mind; to commit earnestly to memory.

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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.

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