Caturdamshtra, Caturdaṃṣṭra: 5 definitions


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Caturdamshtra has 3 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Caturdaṃṣṭra can be transliterated into English as Caturdamstra or Caturdamshtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturdamshtra.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Caturdamshtra in Sanskrit glossary

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

Caturdaṃṣṭra (चतुर्दंष्ट्र):—(ca + daṃṣṭra)

1) adj. s. u. daṃṣṭra . —

2) m. a) Beiname Viṣṇu’s [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 68.] — b) Nomen proprium eines Wesens im Gefolge von Skanda [Mahābhārata 9. 2564.] eines Dānava [Harivaṃśa 12935.]

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

Caturdaṃṣṭra (चतुर्दंष्ट्र):——

1) Adj. vier Spitzzähne habend [Rāmāyaṇa 5,32,11.] —

2) m. — a) *Raubthier [Galano's Wörterbuch] — b) *Beiname Vischṇu's. — c) Nomen proprium — α) eines Wesens im Gefolge Skanda's. — β) eines Dānava.

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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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