Adhahkara, Adhaḥkara, Adhas-kara: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhaḥkara (अधःकर).—the lower part of the hand (karabha).

Derivable forms: adhaḥkaraḥ (अधःकरः).

Adhaḥkara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhas and kara (कर).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhaḥkara (अधःकर):—[=adhaḥ-kara] [from adhas] m. the lower part of the hand.

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

Adhaḥkara (अधःकर):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-raḥ) The lower part of the hand, the metacarpus or the hand from the wrist to the root of the fingers. E. adhas and kara.

[Sanskrit to German]

Adhahkara in German

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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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