Shringikanaka, Śṛṅgīkanaka, Shringi-kanaka: 5 definitions



Shringikanaka 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 Śṛṅgīkanaka can be transliterated into English as Srngikanaka or Shringikanaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śṛṅgīkanaka (शृङ्गीकनक).—gold used for ornaments.

Derivable forms: śṛṅgīkanakam (शृङ्गीकनकम्).

Śṛṅgīkanaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śṛṅgī and kanaka (कनक).

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

Śṛṅgikanaka (शृङ्गिकनक).—n.

(-kaṃ) Gold for ornaments. E. śṛṅgi the same, and kanaka gold.

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

Śṛṅgīkanaka (शृङ्गीकनक):—[=śṛṅgī-kanaka] [from śṛṅgī > śṛṅga] n. a kind of gold used for making ornaments, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Śṛṅgikanaka (शृङ्गिकनक):—[śṛṅgi-kanaka] (kaṃ) 1. n. Gold for ornaments.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Śṛṅgīkanaka (शृङ्गीकनक):—n. zu Schmucksachen dienendes Gold [Amarakoṣa 2, 9, 96.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1046.] [Hārāvalī 50.]

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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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