Amitraghata, Amitraghāta, Amitra-ghata: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amitraghāta (अमित्रघात).—Killing enemies.

Amitraghāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms amitra and ghāta (घात). See also (synonyms): amitraghātin, amitraghna, amitrahan.

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

1) Amitraghāta (अमित्रघात):—[=amitra-ghāta] [from amitra] mfn. ([Vedic or Veda]) killing enemies, [Pāṇini 6-2, 88 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (= *᾿αμιτροχάτης) Name of Bindusāra (the son of Candragupta).

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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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