Sphic: 8 definitions



Sphic 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sphich.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sphic (स्फिच्).—f or sphigasthi f S The nether extremity of the spinal column.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sphic (स्फिच्).—f. Buttocks, hips; लम्बस्फिग्लम्बजठरः (lambasphiglambajaṭharaḥ) Mb.1.152. 3; अंसस्फिक्पृष्ठपिण्डाद्यवयवसुलभान्युग्रबूतीनि जग्ध्वा (aṃsasphikpṛṣṭhapiṇḍādyavayavasulabhānyugrabūtīni jagdhvā) Māl.5.16.

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

Sphic (स्फिच्).—f. Du. (-cau) The buttocks. E. sphāy to swell, ḍic aff.; or sphiṭ to hurt, aff. kvip, form irr.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sphic (स्फिच्).—f. A buttock, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 281.

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

Sphic (स्फिच्):—or sphij f. ([nominative case] sphik; of doubtful derivation) a buttock, hip (cau or jau [dual number] ‘the buttocks’), [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.] cf. [Greek] πυγή, or [according to] to some ὀσφύς.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sphic (स्फिच्):—(cau) 1. f. The buttocks.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Sphic (स्फिच्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Phija, Phugga.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sphic in German

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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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