Shucismita, Śucismita, Shuci-smita, Śucismitā: 8 definitions


Shucismita 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 terms Śucismita and Śucismitā can be transliterated into English as Sucismita or Shucismita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shuchismita.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shucismita in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Śucismitā (शुचिस्मिता).—A Brāhmaṇī who was devoted to her husband. (For further details see under Dhanañjaya V).

2) Śucismitā (शुचिस्मिता).—An Apsaras. She attends Kubera’s assembly (Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 10, Verse 10).

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Śucismitā (शुचिस्मिता) refers to “(speaking) with a broad smile” [?], according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.23 (“Attempt of Himavat to dissuade Pārvatī”).—Accordingly, after Himavat spoke to Pārvatī: “The same thing was said by Menā, Sahya mountain, Meru, Mandara, Maināka and Krauñca and others, The unafflicted Pārvatī was thus sought to be dissuaded by various arguments. When she was thus addressed by all of them, she with a broad smile, spoke to Himavat [i.e., śucismitahasantyeva himavantaṃ śucismitā]:—[...]”.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shucismita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śucismita (शुचिस्मित).—a. having a sweet or pleasant smile; शुचिस्मिता मध्यगता सुमध्यमा (śucismitā madhyagatā sumadhyamā) Kumārasambhava 5.2; R.8.49.

Śucismita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śuci and smita (स्मित).

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

Śucismita (शुचिस्मित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Smiled, smiling sweetly, accompanied with a sweet smile. E. śuci white, (from the teeth being shewn,) and smita smiled.

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

Śucismita (शुचिस्मित).—[adjective] sweetly smiling.

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

1) Śucismita (शुचिस्मित):—[=śuci-smita] [from śuci > śuc] mf(ā)n. smiling brightly, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] accompanied by a bright smile, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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

Śucismita (शुचिस्मित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Sweetly smiling.

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Shucismita in German

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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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