Shalmalika, Śālmalika: 4 definitions


Shalmalika 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 Śālmalika can be transliterated into English as Salmalika or Shalmalika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Śālmalika (शाल्मलिक).—An inferior kind of Śālmali tree.

Derivable forms: śālmalikam (शाल्मलिकम्).

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

1) Śālmalika (शाल्मलिक):—[from śālmala] mfn. ([from] śālmali) [gana] kumudādi (with dvīpa m. = śālmali-dv, [Mahābhārata])

2) [v.s. ...] m. the tree Andersonia Rohitaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] n. an inferior kind of Śālmali tree, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Śālmalika (शाल्मलिक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sāliya.

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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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