Sopanapankti, Sopānapaṅkti, Sopana-pankti, Sopanapamkti: 4 definitions


Sopanapankti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sopanapankti in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sopānapaṅkti (सोपानपङ्क्ति).—Thirty-six of them lead to the cot of Śrīpīṭha (named).*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 37. 57-61.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sopānapaṅkti (सोपानपङ्क्ति).—f.,

Derivable forms: sopānapaṅktiḥ (सोपानपङ्क्तिः).

Sopānapaṅkti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sopāna and paṅkti (पङ्क्ति).

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

Sopānapaṅkti (सोपानपङ्क्ति):—[=sopāna-paṅkti] [from sopāna] f. a line or flight of steps, staircase, [ib.]

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sopanapankti in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sōpānapaṃkti (ಸೋಪಾನಪಂಕ್ತಿ):—[noun] a flight of steps; stairway; stairs.

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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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