Shonitapura, Śoṇitapura, Shonita-pura: 9 definitions
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Shonitapura has 8 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Śoṇitapura can be transliterated into English as Sonitapura or Shonitapura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Śoṇitapura (शोणितपुर):—n. Nomen proprium der Stadt des Asura Bāṇa [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 1, 17.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 977.] [Harivaṃśa 3135. 9793. 9824.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 593.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 62, 23.] umschrieben śoṇitākhyaṃ puram 4. puraṃ sāhvayam [Harivaṃśa 9825]; vgl. rudhire pure [9823.]
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