सपिण्ड

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(sa, together) +‎ पिण्ड (piṇḍa, food offering to deceased ancestors)

Noun[edit]

सपिण्ड (sapiṇḍam

  1. deceased relative who is connected to the greater body of ancestors by the sharing of a sacrificial offering (GṛŚrS., Gaut., Mn., MBh., etc.)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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 1149