Shanaluka, Śaṇāluka: 2 definitions



Shanaluka 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 Śaṇāluka can be transliterated into English as Sanaluka or Shanaluka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shanaluka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śaṇāluka (शणालुक):—[from śaṇa] m. Cathartocarpus or Cassia Fistula, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śaṇāluka (शणालुक):—(śaṇa + ālu) m. Cathartocarpus (Cassia) fistula [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] śaṇālu [WILSON] nach ders. Aut.

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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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