Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In later Hindu myth., the goddess of good fortune and beauty, generally regarded as the consort of Vishnu, and said to have been one of the products of the churning of the ocean. She is also called Çrī (or Shrī).
- n. The Hindu goddess of wealth, the consort of Vishnu and married to Rama (in her incarnation as Sita) and Krishna (as Rukmini and Radha).
- n. A female given name used in India.
- n. Hindu goddess of fortune and prosperity
- From Sanskrit लक्ष्मी (lakṣmī, "mark, sign"). (Wiktionary)
“It helped that I was a foreigner in the busy streets of Kathmandu and Calcutta, because I was as bewildered and awestruck by these places as Lakshmi is in the novel.”
“Given how cheap J.K. Lakshmi is currently — it 's trading at a price-to-earnings ratio of just five times forward earnings — it' s a good "contrarian play," says Mr. Pandey.”
“On the next three nights, Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped.”
“Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut in the mountains of Nepal.”
““Ahh …” One of the aunties called Lakshmi over and the women chattered in quiet voices that were accompanied by wild hand gestures and the vigorous shaking of heads.”
“They actually named her Lakshmi, which is the name of the goddess.”
“I am called Lakshmi, Bhuti, and Sree, O slayer of Vala!”
“hi Lakshmi, that is a nice recipe and very good entry too.”
“Agarwal is keen to make Vedanta an "Indian natural resources champion", competing on the world stage with titans such as Lakshmi Mittal.”
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