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लक्ष्मी

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit लक्ष्मी (lakṣmī).

Proper nounEdit

लक्ष्मी (transliteration neededf  (lakṣmī), Urdu spelling: لکشمی

  1. Lakshmi

NounEdit

लक्ष्मी (lakṣmīfUrdu spelling لکشمی

  1. wealth



MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit लक्ष्मी (lakṣmī).

Proper nounEdit

लक्ष्मी (lakṣmīf

  1. Lakshmi



NepaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit लक्ष्मी (lakṣmī).

Proper nounEdit

लक्ष्मी (lakṣmī)

  1. Lakshmi



SanskritEdit

NounEdit

लक्ष्मी (lakṣmī́f

  1. mark, sign, token
    • RV 10.71.2
      सक्तुमिव-तित-उना पुनन्तो यत्र धीरा मनसा वाचमक्रत |
      अत्रा सखायः सख्यानि जानते भद्रैषांलक्ष्मीर्निहिताधि वाचि ||
      saktumiva-tita-unā punanto yatra dhīrā manasā vācamakrata |
      atrā sakhāyaḥ sakhyāni jānate bhadraiṣāṃlakṣmīrnihitādhi vāci ||
      Where, like men cleansing corn-flour in a cribble, the wise in spirit have created language,
      Friends see and recognize the marks of friendship: their speech retains the blessed sign imprinted.
  2. (with or without पापी (pāpī́))a bad sign, impending misfortune
  3. (but in the older language more usually with पुण्या (púṇyā))a good sign, good fortune, prosperity, success, happiness
  4. wealth, riches
  5. beauty, loveliness, grace, charm, splendour, lustre
  6. Lakshmi
  7. the Good Genius or Fortune of a king personified (and often regarded as a rival of his queen), royal power, dominion, majesty
  8. a particular verse or formula
  9. name of various plants (Hibiscus mutabilis, Mimosa suma, turmeric etc.)
  10. pearl
  11. name of the eleventh kala of the moon
  12. name of two kinds of metre
  13. name of the wife of a hero
  14. = द्रव्य (dravya)
  15. name of the wife of king Chandra-simha of Mithila and patroness of various authors
  16. name of a poetess
  17. name of another woman

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0892
  • Arthur A. Macdonell, A practical Sanskrit dictionary with transliteration, accentuation, and etymological analysis throughout, London: Oxford University Press, 1893, page 259
  • Horace Hayman Wilson, A dictionary in Sanscrit and English, 2nd ed., Calcutta: Education Press, Circular Road, 1832, page 713
  • Carl Capeller, A Sanskrit-English dictionary, based upon the St. Petersburg lexicons, London: Luzac & Co., 1891, page 457