Somakanta, Soma-kanta, Sōmakānta, Somakānta: 6 definitions


Somakanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Somakanta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sōmakānta (सोमकांत).—m (S) Commonly candrakānta q. v. A fabulous gem.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sōmakānta (सोमकांत).—m A fabulous gem.

context information

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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Somakānta (सोमकान्त).—a. lovely as the moon.

-ntaḥ the moon-stone.

Somakānta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms soma and kānta (कान्त).

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

Somakānta (सोमकान्त).—m.

(-ntaḥ) The moon-gem.

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

1) Somakānta (सोमकान्त):—[=soma-kānta] [from soma] mfn. moon-beloved, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) [v.s. ...] lovely as the moon, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] m. the moon-gem, moon-stone (= candra-k), [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a king, [Catalogue(s)]

[Sanskrit to German]

Somakanta in German

context information

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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