Shataghnin, Śataghnin, Shata-ghnin: 2 definitions



Shataghnin 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 Śataghnin can be transliterated into English as Sataghnin or Shataghnin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śataghnin (शतघ्निन्):—[=śata-ghnin] [from śata] mfn. having the weapon Śata-ghnī, [Mahābhārata xiii, 1157] (or else perhaps to be taken as one word, śata-ghnī-khaḍgin).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Śataghnin (शतघ्निन्):—adj. mit dem śataghnī genannten Speere bewaffnet [Mahābhārata 13, 1157.]

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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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