Surabhushana, Surabhūṣaṇa, Sura-bhushana: 3 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Surabhūṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Surabhusana or Surabhushana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Surabhūṣaṇa (सुरभूषण).—a necklace of pearls consisting of 18 strings and 4 Hastas long; Bṛ. S.

Derivable forms: surabhūṣaṇam (सुरभूषणम्).

Surabhūṣaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sura and bhūṣaṇa (भूषण).

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

Surabhūṣaṇa (सुरभूषण):—[=sura-bhūṣaṇa] [from sura > sur] n. ‘ornament of the g°’, a necklace of pearls consisting of 1008 strings and 4 Hastas long, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Surabhūṣaṇa (सुरभूषण):—n. Götterschmuck, Bez. eines Perlenschmucks aus 1008 Schnüren und 4 Hasta lang [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 81, 31.]

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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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