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Sakti

[shuhk-tee]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. Shakti.

Shakti

or Sak·ti

[shuhk-tee]
noun Hinduism.
  1. the female principle or organ of generative power.
  2. the wife of a deity, especially of Shiva.Compare Divine Mother.

Origin of Shakti

From the Sanskrit word śakti
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Sakti

Shakti (ˈʃʌktɪ)

noun Hinduism
  1. the female principle or organ of reproduction and generative power in general
  2. this principle manifested in the consorts of the gods, esp Kali

Word Origin

C19: from Sanskrit sákti power

Shakti

noun
  1. a variant of Sakti
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Word Origin and History for sakti

Shakti

n.

from Sanskrit saknoti "is able, is strong," from PIE root *kak- "to enable, help."

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