Adattagandha, Ādattagandha, Adatta-gandha: 1 definition


Adattagandha 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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[«previous next»] — Adattagandha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ādattagandha (आदत्तगन्ध).—a.

1) having one's pride humbled, attacked, insulted, defeated; पक्षच्छिदा गोत्रभिदात्तगन्धाः (pakṣacchidā gotrabhidāttagandhāḥ) R.13.7; केनात्तगन्धो माणवकः (kenāttagandho māṇavakaḥ) Ś.6.

2) already smelt (as a flower); आत्तगन्धमवधूय शत्रुभिः (āttagandhamavadhūya śatrubhiḥ) Śiśupālavadha 14.84 (where ā° has sense

1) also).

Ādattagandha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ādatta and gandha (गन्ध). See also (synonyms): āttagandha.

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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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