Shingi, Siṅgī, Śiṅgi, Singi: 8 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Śiṅgi can be transliterated into English as Singi or Shingi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śiṅgi (शिङ्गि).—A son of Mādrī and father of Satyaka.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 20.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
siṅgī : (adj.) possessing horns. (nt.), gold.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Siṅgī, & siṅgi (f.) (cp. Sk. śṛngī) 1. gold Vin. I, 38; S. II, 234; J. I, 84.—2. “ginger” in sense of “dainties, sweets” J. IV, 352 (=singiver’ādika uttaribhaṅga C.; cp. Tamil iñji ginger).
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śiṅgī (शिंगी).—f (Dim. of śiṅga) A little blowing horn (as of the kānaphāṭyā gōsāvī).
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śiṅgī (शिंगी).—f (fem of śiṅgā) A mare-foal, a filly. 2 fig. A giddy girl or young woman.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
śiṅgī (शिंगी).—f A mare-foal, a filly. A giddy girl.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śiṅgi (शिङ्गि):—n. or śiṅgī, (perhaps) a [particular] part of the entrails of a sacrificial animal, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] (cf. next).
2) Śiṅgī (शिङ्गी):—f. or śiṅgi (perhaps) a [particular] part of the entrails of a sacrificial animal, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā] (cf. next).
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Singi in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) see [simgi; —lagana] see [simgi lagana] under [simgi]..—singi (सिंगी) is alternatively transliterated as Siṃgī.
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