Shastrapani, Śastrapāṇi, Shastra-pani: 6 definitions


Shastrapani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Śastrapāṇi can be transliterated into English as Sastrapani or Shastrapani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Shastrapani in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि).—a S Weapon in hand, armed.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि).—a Weapon in hand, armed.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Shastrapani in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि).—a. bearing arms, armed. (-m.) an armed warrior.

Śastrapāṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śastra and pāṇi (पाणि).

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

Śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि).—mfn. (-ṇiḥ-ṇiḥ-ṇi) A warrior armed, having weapons in the hand. E. śastra, and pāṇi the hand.

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

Śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि).—[adjective] having a sword in hand.

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

1) Śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि):—[=śastra-pāṇi] [from śastra > śas] mfn. (m.[case] also ṇin) ‘weapon-handed’, armed

2) [v.s. ...] m. an armed warrior, [Hitopadeśa; Vetāla-pañcaviṃśatikā]

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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. 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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