Srughna, aka: Shrughna; 2 Definition(s)


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Srughna (स्रुघ्न).—Name of a district; पन्थाः स्रुघ्नमुपतिष्ठते (panthāḥ srughnamupatiṣṭhate) Sk.; (it was situated at some distance-at least one day's journey-from Pātaliputra q. v.; cf. न हि देवदत्तः स्रुघ्ने संनिधीयमानस्तदहरेव पाटलिपुत्रे संनिधीयते युगपदनेकत्र वृत्तावनेकत्व- प्रसंगात् (na hi devadattaḥ srughne saṃnidhīyamānastadahareva pāṭaliputre saṃnidhīyate yugapadanekatra vṛttāvanekatva- prasaṃgāt) S. B.

Derivable forms: srughnaḥ (स्रुघ्नः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrughnā (श्रुघ्ना).—see Sru°.

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Srughnā (स्रुघ्ना).—n. of a town (compare Sanskrit Srughna, m.): Divy 74.17, 22 (written Śru°).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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. 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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