तन्तु

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

तन्तु (tántum

  1. thread, cord, string, line, wire, warp (of a web), filament, fibre
  2. cobweb
  3. a succession of sacrificial performances
  4. any one propagating his family in regular succession
  5. a line of descendants
  6. any continuity (as of thirst or hope)
  7. name of a सामन् (sāman)
  8. = नाग (-nāga)

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0436