Vamshalocana, Vaṃśalōcana, Vaṃśalocana, Vaṃśalocanā, Vamsha-locana: 4 definitions



Vamshalocana 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.

The Sanskrit terms Vaṃśalōcana and Vaṃśalocana and Vaṃśalocanā can be transliterated into English as Vamsalocana or Vamshalocana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vamshalochana.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vamshalocana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

vaṃśalōcana (वंशलोचन).—n The manna of the bamboo.

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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

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

Vaṃśalocanā (वंशलोचना).—bamboo-manna.

Vaṃśalocanā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vaṃśa and locanā (लोचना). See also (synonyms): vaṃśakarpūrarocanā, vaṃśarocanā.

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

Vaṃśalocanā (वंशलोचना).—f.

(-nā) The manna of the bamboo: see the last.

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

Vaṃśalocanā (वंशलोचना):—[=vaṃśa-locanā] [from vaṃśa] f. an earthy concretion of a milk white colour formed in the hollow of a b° and called b°-manna, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (also -locana, [Caraka])

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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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