Abdanada, Abdanāda: 1 definition


Abdanada 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abdanāda (अब्दनाद):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-daḥ) The name of several plants:

1) A particular esculent vegetable, called in Mahr. tāṃduLacā or tāṃduLajā.

2) = śaṅkhinī q. v.

3) A particular creeping plant, called in Mahr. mekī. [The word has probably also the meanings of its synon. meghanāda q. v.] E. abda and nāda.

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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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