Shunyamadhya, Śūnyamadhya, Shunya-madhya: 3 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śūnyamadhya can be transliterated into English as Sunyamadhya or Shunyamadhya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śūnyamadhya (शून्यमध्य).—a hollow reed.

Derivable forms: śūnyamadhyaḥ (शून्यमध्यः).

Śūnyamadhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūnya and madhya (मध्य).

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

Śūnyamadhya (शून्यमध्य).—m.

(-dhyaḥ) A hollow reed. E. śūnya empty, and madhya the middle.

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

Śūnyamadhya (शून्यमध्य):—[=śūnya-madhya] [from śūnya > śū] m. ‘having a hollow or empty centre’, a hollow reed, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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