Makaradhvaja, Makara-dhvaja, Makaradhvajā: 16 definitions

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

Makaradhvaja (मकरध्वज):—[(ma + dhvaja)] m.

1) der Liebesgott (vgl. makaraketana u. s. w.) [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 1, 21.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 229,] [Scholiast] [Halāyudha 1, 32.] mātā makaradhvajasya (śrīḥ) [Mahābhārata 13, 509.] [Spr. 1637. 3249.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 24, 32.] [Caurapañcāśikā 42.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 3, 28, 32. 5, 25, 5.] [kāvyādarśa 2, 118.] [Pañcatantra 44, 1.] [Sāhityadarpana 17, 18. fg.] —

2) eine best. Aufstellung der Truppen [KĀM. NĪTIS. 19, 40.] —

3) ein best. medicinisches Präparat (rasasindūraviśeṣa) [Śabdakalpadruma]

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

Makaradhvaja (मकरध्वज):—m.

1) der Liebesgott.

2) eine best. Aufstellung der Truppen. —

3) *ein best. medicinisches Präparat.

4) Nomen proprium eines Fürsten [Indische studien von Weber 14,124.]

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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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