Syandanika, Syandanikā: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Syandanikā (स्यन्दनिका).—

1) A drop of saliva.

2) A brook, rivulet; यदन्तरं स्यन्दनिकासमुद्रयोः (yadantaraṃ syandanikāsamudrayoḥ) Rām.3.47.45.

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

Syandanikā (स्यन्दनिका).—(in Sanskrit, rivulet; on this and the Pali correspondent candanikā see Lévi's long note on Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) below; according to Lévi, the Pali cand° is a deliberate, ironical distortion of syand°, by association with candana, sandal- wood), (1) drain, sewer: Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 144.10 (prose) apagata-syan- danikā-gūthoḍigallaṃ (epithet of Buddhakṣetra), free from drains and cesspools; Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 22.10—11 dāru-syandanikā- yāṃ niṣaṇṇaḥ, in a (house-) drain of wood; (2) (= Sanskrit Lex. syandanī, syandinī), saliva: Mahā-Māyūrī 219.14; also syan- dinikā, id., Mahā-Māyūrī 237.25; 253.18 (in the last read syandinikā- hārāḥ for text syandinihārāḥ).

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

Syandanikā (स्यन्दनिका).—f.

(-kā) A drop of saliva.

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

Syandanikā (स्यन्दनिका).—i. e. syandanī + ka, f. A drop of saliva, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 53, 56.

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

1) Syandanikā (स्यन्दनिका):—[from syad] f. a brook, rivulet, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a drop of saliva, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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