Ekalavya, Ekalavyā: 8 definitions


Ekalavya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ekalavya (एकलव्य):—(eka + la) m. Nomen proprium ein Sohn von Hiraṇyadhanus und König der Niṣāda [Mahābhārata 1, 5241. fgg. 2699. 14, 2472.] [Harivaṃśa 1938. 5020. 5501. 6413. 6583.] Hat seinen Namen daher, dass er sich den Daumen abschnitt () um seinen Lehrer Droṇa damit zufriedenzustellen, [Mahābhārata 1, 5266. fgg.] — Vgl. ekalū und aikalavya .

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Ekalavyā (एकलव्या):—f. Nomen proprium einer Stadt [Kathāsaritsāgara 69, 163. 74, 24.]

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

Ekalavya (एकलव्य):—Nomen proprium —

1) m. eines Fürsten der Niṣāda. —

2) f. ā einer Stadt.

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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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