Adhikadanta, Adhika-danta: 4 definitions



Adhikadanta 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhikadanta (अधिकदन्त).—= अधिदन्तः (adhidantaḥ)

Derivable forms: adhikadantaḥ (अधिकदन्तः).

Adhikadanta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhika and danta (दन्त).

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

Adhikadanta (अधिकदन्त):—[=adhika-danta] [from adhika > adhi] m. a redundant tooth which grows over another, [Suśruta] (cf. adhi-danta.)

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

Adhikadanta (अधिकदन्त):—[karmadharaya compound] m.

(-ntaḥ) A tooth growing over an-other. See adhidanta and vardhana. E. adhika and danta.

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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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