श्मशान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit श्मशान (śmaśāná)

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

श्मशान (śmaśānm (Urdu spelling شمشان)

  1. crematorium
  2. burning-ghat
  3. cemetery
  4. burial ground
  5. sepulchre
  6. a place where corpses are burnt or buried

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • John T. Platts (accessed 08-18-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

श्मशान (śmaśānán

  1. cemetery
  2. a burial or burning ground
  3. an oblation to deceased ancestors

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vaman Shivaram Apte (accessed 08-18-2012), “The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[2]