Shuktiputa, Śuktipuṭa, Shukti-puta: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śuktipuṭa can be transliterated into English as Suktiputa or Shuktiputa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śuktipuṭa (शुक्तिपुट).—a pearl-oyster shell.

Derivable forms: śuktipuṭam (शुक्तिपुटम्).

Śuktipuṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śukti and puṭa (पुट). See also (synonyms): śuktipeśī.

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

Śuktipuṭa (शुक्तिपुट).—n.

(-ṭaṃ) The pearl oyster-shell. E. śukti, puṭa a bag or sheathe.

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

1) Śuktipuṭa (शुक्तिपुट):—[=śukti-puṭa] [from śukti > śukta] n. the hollow in the shell (in which the pearl rests), [Śiśupāla-vadha]

2) [v.s. ...] a pearl-oyster shell, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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. 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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