Angulitra, aka: Aṅgulitra, Anguli-tra, Aṅgulītra; 1 Definition(s)


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Aṅgulitra (अङ्गुलित्र) or Aṅgulītra (अङ्गुलीत्र).—[aṅguliṃ trāyate, aṅgulistrāyate anena trai -ka.] a fingerprotector (a contrivance like a thimble used by archers to protect the thumb or fingers from being injured by the bow-string). सज्जैश्चापैर्बद्धगोधाङ्गुलित्रैः (sajjaiścāpairbaddhagodhāṅgulitraiḥ) Pañch. 2; व्रजति पुरतरुण्यो बद्धचित्राङ्गुलित्रे (vrajati purataruṇyo baddhacitrāṅgulitre) Bk.1.26.

Derivable forms: aṅgulitram (अङ्गुलित्रम्), aṅgulītram (अङ्गुलीत्रम्).

Aṅgulitra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅguli and tra (त्र). See also (synonyms): aṅguritra, aṅgulitrāṇa, aṅguritrāṇa.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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