Veshmanakula, Veśmanakula, Veshman-nakula: 5 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Veśmanakula can be transliterated into English as Vesmanakula or Veshmanakula, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Veśmanakula (वेश्मनकुल).—the musk-rat.

Derivable forms: veśmanakulaḥ (वेश्मनकुलः).

Veśmanakula is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms veśman and nakula (नकुल).

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

Veśmanakula (वेश्मनकुल).—m.

(-laḥ) The musk shrew or rat. E. veśma a house, nakula an ichneumon.

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

Veśmanakula (वेश्मनकुल):—[=veśma-nakula] [from veśma > veśa] m. the musk rat or shrew, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Veśmanakula (वेश्मनकुल):—[veśma-nakula] (laḥ) 1. m. The musk shrew or rat.

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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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