ఉపనయనము

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Telugu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

ఉపనయనం (upanayanaṃ)

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit उपनयन (upanayana) +‎ -ము (-mu).

Noun[edit]

ఉపనయనము (upanayanamu? (plural ఉపనయనములు)

  1. (Hinduism) investiture with the sacred thread, initiation of a youth of any of the first three castes into sacred study.

References[edit]

“ఉపనయనము” in Charles Philip Brown (1903) A Telugu-English dictionary, Madras: Promoting Christian Knowledge, page 161