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Soni, aka: Soṇī; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Soni means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

Pali

soṇī : (f.) a bitch; the waist.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise 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)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English DictionaryPali book cover
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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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

sōnī (सोनी).—f The name of a Ragin̤i. See rāga.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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