Shastrapani, aka: Śastrapāṇi, Shastra-pani; 3 Definition(s)
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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śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि).—a S Weapon in hand, armed.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि).—a Weapon in hand, armed.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Śastrapāṇi (शस्त्रपाणि).—a. bearing arms, armed. (-m.) an armed warrior.
Śastrapāṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śastra and pāṇi (पाणि).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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