Dhrishtaketu, Dhṛṣṭaketu, Dhrishta-ketu: 11 definitions
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Dhrishtaketu has 9 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Dhṛṣṭaketu can be transliterated into English as Dhrstaketu or Dhrishtaketu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Dhṛṣṭaketu (धृष्टकेतु):—(dhṛṣṭa + ketu) m. Nomen proprium verschiedener Fürsten: eines Königs der Cedi [Mahābhārata 1, 231. 2643. 3, 462. 5, 576. 2010. 5324. 5900.] [Bhagavadgītā 1, 5.] eines Königs von Videhā oder Mithilā, eines Sohnes des Sudhṛti, [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 71, 8 (Gorresio 73, 7. fg. ).] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 13, 15.] eines Sohnes des Satyadhṛti [Viṣṇupurāṇa 390.] des Sukumāra [Harivaṃśa 1595.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 409.] Vaters des Sukumāra [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 17, 9.] eines Sohnes der Dhṛṣṭadyumna [22, 3.] [Harivaṃśa 1794.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 455.] eines Königs der Kaikaya [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 24, 37.] — Nomen proprium eines Sohnes eines Manu [Harivaṃśa 470.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Dhṛṣṭaketu (धृष्टकेतु):—m. Nomen proprium verschiedener Männer.
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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Full-text (+4): Venuhotra, Sudhriti, Samtardana, Satyaketu, Sukumara, Shrutakirti, Dhrishtadyumna, Cedi, Cekitana, Haryashva, Santardana, Vainahotra, Kaikeya, Kaikaya, Vitihotra, Caidya, Maru, Janaka, Nilavamsha, Shuktimati.
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