Soni, Soṇī, Shoni: 6 definitions
Soni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
soṇī : (f.) a bitch; the waist.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Soṇī, (f.) (cp. Sk. śroṇī) 1. the buttock Sn. 609; J. V, 155, 216, 302.—2. a bitch, see soṇa1. (Page 724)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sōnī (सोनी).—f The name of a Ragin̤i. See rāga.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śoṇī (शोणी):—[from śoṇ] f. Name of a town.
2) Soni (सोनि):—m. or f. ([from] √3. su) = savana1 [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Soṇi (सोणि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Śreṇi.
2) Soṇī (सोणी) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Śroṇī.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sōṇi (ಸೋಣಿ):—[noun] the hinder parts or rump of the body; the buttocks; the posteriors.
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Sōṇi (ಸೋಣಿ):—[noun] = ಸೋಣ [sona].
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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