Amitraghna, Amitra-ghna: 5 definitions

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Amitraghna 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Amitraghna in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Amitraghna (अमित्रघ्न).—One of Bhaṇḍa's eight councillors.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 12. 12.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Amitraghna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amitraghna (अमित्रघ्न).—Killing enemies.

Amitraghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms amitra and ghna (घ्न). See also (synonyms): amitraghāta, amitraghātin, amitrahan.

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

Amitraghna (अमित्रघ्न).—[adjective] killing enemies.

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

Amitraghna (अमित्रघ्न):—[=amitra-ghna] [from amitra] mfn. killing, enemies, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Amitraghna 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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