Shakunivada, Śakunivāda, Shakuni-vada: 3 definitions
Shakunivada 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 Śakunivāda can be transliterated into English as Sakunivada or Shakunivada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the cry or sound of a bird.
2) the crowing of a cock.
Derivable forms: śakunivādaḥ (शकुनिवादः).
Śakunivāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakuni and vāda (वाद).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-daḥ) 1. The sound of a bird. 2. The crowing of a cock.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śakunivāda (शकुनिवाद):—[=śakuni-vāda] [from śakuni > śakuna] m. the first song of birds (or of a [particular] bird) at dawn ([according to] to some ‘the crowing of a cock’), [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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