Grathana: 11 definitions


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

Grathana (ग्रथन):—(von 1. grath)

1) n. das Stocken, Gehemmtwerden der freien Bewegung: doṣasthiratvādgrathanācca [Suśruta 1, 288, 13.] —

2) f. ā das Knüpfen, Binden [Medinīkoṣa th. 5.]

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Grathana (ग्रथन):—

3) n. in der Dramatik das Andeuten des Ausganges [DAŚAR.1,46.] [Sāhityadarpana 394.] [PRATĀPAR. 22,b,1.]

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

Grathana (ग्रथन):——

1) n. — a) Verknüpfung , Verschlingung Comm. zu [Jaiminiyanyāyamālāvistara 9,2,8.] das Angereihtsein zu [Indische sprüche 1616.] — b) das Stocken , Gehemmtwerden der freien Bewegung. — c) in der Dramatik das Andeuten des Ausganges.

2) f. ā das Knüpfen , Binden , Umstricken [Bālarāmāyaṇa 168,9.]

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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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