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अश्मन्

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *Haćman-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éḱmō. Cognate with Pāḷi amhan, Old Persian 𐎠𐎿𐎶𐎠𐎴𐎶 (asmānam), Ancient Greek ἄκμων (ákmōn), Lithuanian akmuo.

NounEdit

अश्मन् (aśmanm

  1. a stone, a rock
  2. a precious stone
  3. any instrument made of stone (as a hammer etc.)
  4. thunderbolt
  5. a cloud Naigh
  6. the firmament

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 114