Adhvagatyanta, Adhvan-gatyanta: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhvagatyanta (अध्वगत्यन्त).—[ṣa. ta.] measure of length applicable to roads; कालभावा- ध्वगन्तव्यः (kālabhāvā- dhvagantavyaḥ) Mahābhārata Vārt. on P.1.4.51.

Derivable forms: adhvagatyantaḥ (अध्वगत्यन्तः).

Adhvagatyanta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhvan and gatyanta (गत्यन्त). See also (synonyms): adhvagantavya.

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

Adhvagatyanta (अध्वगत्यन्त):—[=adhva-gaty-anta] [from adhva > adhvan] m. measure of length applicable to roads.

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

Adhvagatyanta (अध्वगत्यन्त):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-ntaḥ) The same as the following, of which it occurs as a various reading. E. adhvan and gatianta (sc. krośa or yojana &c.).

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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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