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Sakti

[ shuhk-tee ]
/ ˈʃʌk ti /
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noun Hinduism.

Shakti.

Definition for sakti (2 of 2)

Shakti

or Sak·ti

[ shuhk-tee ]
/ ˈʃʌk ti /

noun Hinduism.

the female principle or organ of generative power.
the wife of a deity, especially of Shiva.Compare Divine Mother.

Origin of Shakti

From the Sanskrit word śakti
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British Dictionary definitions for sakti (1 of 2)

Sakti

Shakti (ˈʃʌktɪ)

/ (ˈsæktɪ) /

noun Hinduism

the female principle or organ of reproduction and generative power in general
this principle manifested in the consorts of the gods, esp Kali

Word Origin for Sakti

C19: from Sanskrit sákti power

British Dictionary definitions for sakti (2 of 2)

Shakti

/ (ˈʃʌktɪ) /

noun

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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