Alakananda, Alaka-nanda, Alakanandā: 12 definitions


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[«previous next»] — Alakananda in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Alakanandā (अलकनन्दा):—(a + na) f.

1) ein junges Mädchen [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 6, 1.] —

2) Beiname der Gaṅgā [Ratnamālā im Śabdakalpadruma] ein Quellstrom der Gaṅgā [Viṣṇupurāṇa 170.229.] die Nalinī [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde 1, 49. 845,] [Nalopākhyāna 2.] deveṣu gaṅgā gandharva prāpnotyalakanandatām [Mahābhārata 1, 6456.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Alakanandā (अलकनन्दा):—f.

1) junges Mädchen.

2) Nomen proprium eines Quellstrom der Gaṅgā [Wilson's Uebersetzung des Viṣṇupurāṇa ,2,32,34.8,114.fg.] Davon Nom.abstr. f. [Mahābhārata 1,170,22.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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