Shundu, Śuṇḍu, Sumdu: 2 definitions


Shundu 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 Śuṇḍu can be transliterated into English as Sundu or Shundu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śuṇḍu (शुण्डु).—A King of the Puru dynasty. Manasyu was the son of King Prācinvān, the son of Janamejaya and grandson of Puru. Vītabhaya was the son of Manasyu. Śuṇḍu was Vītabhaya’s son. Śuṇḍu’s son was Bahuvidha. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 278).

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Suṃḍu (ಸುಂಡು):—[verb] (a liquid) to become vapour; to be converted into steam.

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Suṃḍu (ಸುಂಡು):—[noun] little scales or flakes of dead skin formed on the scalp; dandruff.

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Suṃdu (ಸುಂದು):—

1) [verb] to be in a horizontal, recumbent or prostrate position, as on a bed or the ground; to recline; to lie.

2) [verb] to engage in sexual intercourse; to copulate.

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Suṃdu (ಸುಂದು):—[noun] the sexual union; copulation; coitus.

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Suṃdu (ಸುಂದು):—

1) [noun] loss of interest, hope or courage; despondency.

2) [noun] ಸುಂದ ಬಡಿ [sumda badi] sunda baḍi = ಸುಂದು ಬಡಿ [sumdu badi]; ಸುಂದಾಗು [sumdagu] sundāgu to become dejected, despondent; to lose hope, interest or courage; ಸುಂದು ಬಡಿ [sumdu badi] sundu baḍi (dejection, despondency) to befall.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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