Krishnashtami, Kṛṣṇāṣṭamī, Krishna-ashtami: 8 definitions
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Krishnashtami has 6 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇāṣṭamī can be transliterated into English as Krsnastami or Krishnashtami, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Kṛṣṇāṣṭamī (कृष्णाष्टमी):—f. der achte Tag in der dunklen Hälfte eines Monats [WEBER, Nakṣ.2,341.] [Oxforder Handschriften 92,a,13. 273,b,30.] Bez. eines best. Kṛṣṇa geweihten achten Tages [34,b,2. 40,b,39]; vgl. kṛṣṇajanmāṣṭamī .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kṛṣṇāṣṭami (कृष्णाष्टमि):—(metrisch) f. = mī
1) rata Adj. Beiw. Śiva’s [Mahābhārata 13,14.290.]
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Kṛṣṇāṣṭamī (कृष्णाष्टमी):—f. —
1) der achte Tag in der dunklen Hälfte eines Monats. —
2) ein best. dem Kṛṣna geweihter achter Tag.
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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Ends with: Shukladishravanakrishnashtami.
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