Snusha, Snuṣā: 13 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Snuṣā can be transliterated into English as Snusa or Snusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
Snuṣā (स्नुषा, “daughter-in-law”).—One of the Eleven Hands denoting Relationships.—(Instructions:) Following the last, the Strī hand is shown with the right.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects
Snuṣā (स्नुषा) denotes the ‘daughter-in-law’ in relation primarily to her father-in-law, but also to her mother-in-law. In the latter sense the word appears in the Rigveda in the epithet susnuṣā,
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
snuṣā (स्नुषा).—f S A daughter in law.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
snuṣā (स्नुषा).—f A daughter-in-law.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Snuṣā (स्नुषा).—A daughter-in-law; समुपास्यत पुत्रभोग्यया स्नुषयेवाविकृतेन्द्रियः श्रिया (samupāsyata putrabhogyayā snuṣayevāvikṛtendriyaḥ śriyā) R.8.14;15.72.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣā) 1. A daughter-in-law. 2. The milk-hedge-plant. E. ṣṇu to distil, Unadi aff. sak .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Snuṣā (स्नुषा).—f. 1. A daughter-inlaw, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 15, 8. 2. The milkhedge plant.
— Cf. [Old High German.] snur; A. S. snóru; [Latin] nurus; .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Snuṣā (स्नुषा).—[feminine] daughter-in-law.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Snuṣā (स्नुषा):—f. (accord. to some connected with sūnu) the son’s wife, a daughter-in-law, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.
2) the spurge plant (= snuhī), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) cf. [Greek] νυός; [Latin] nurus; [Slavonic or Slavonian] snŭcha; [Anglo-Saxon] snoru; [German] snura, snur, Schnur.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Snuṣā (स्नुषा):—(ṣā) 1. f. A daughter-in-law; the milk-hedge plant, Euphorbia.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Snuṣā (स्नुषा):—(nf) daughter-in-law, son’s wife.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+4): Padmasnusha, Snushatva, Sunha, Snushavat, Snushaga, Shvashrusnushadhanasamvada, Prasnusha, Snushashvashuriya, Nhusa, Nusa, Noha, Shvashrusnusha, Nripasnusha, Vaisha, Sunisa, Svikri, Shvashura, Abhyarthana, Jyamagha, Vidarbha.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)