Ahvarakantha, Āhvarakantha, Ahvara-kantha: 2 definitions

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Ahvarakantha 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»] — Ahvarakantha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āhvarakantha (आह्वरकन्थ):—[=ā-hvara-kantha] [from ā-hvara > ā-hvṛ] n. Name of a town of the Uśīnaras, [Kāśikā-vṛtti on Pāṇini 2-4, 20.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Āhvarakantha (आह्वरकन्थ):—n. Nomen proprium einer Stadt hei den Uśīnara.

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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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