Ashadhaka, Āṣāḍhaka, Aṣāḍhaka: 10 definitions
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Ashadhaka has 8 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Āṣāḍhaka and Aṣāḍhaka can be transliterated into English as Asadhaka or Ashadhaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Aṣāḍhaka (अषाढक):—(von aṣāḍha) m. der Monat Āṣāḍha [Śabdamālā im Śabdakalpadruma]
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1) der Monat Āṣāḍha [Śabdakalpadruma] ohne Ang. einer Aut. Vgl. aṣāḍhaka . —
2) Nomen proprium eines Elephantenführers [Kathāsaritsāgara 13, 8] (a?).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Aṣāḍhaka (अषाढक):—m. der Monat Āṣāḍha.
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Asādhaka (असाधक):—Adj. Etwas nicht zu Ende — , nicht zum Ziele führend , nicht abschliessend , — befriedigend , ungenügend [Jaimini's Mimāṃsādarśana 6,1,2.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 1,5,7,11.14.]
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1) m. Nomen proprium eines Elephantenführers [Kathāsaritsāgara 13,220.127.116.11.] —
2) f. ḍhikā Nomen proprium einer Ārkṣasī.
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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