Anguritrana, Aṅguritrāṇa, Anguri-trana, Aṅgurītrāṇa: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅguritrāṇa (अङ्गुरित्राण) or Aṅgurītrāṇa (अङ्गुरीत्राण).—[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: aṅguritrāṇam (अङ्गुरित्राणम्), aṅgurītrāṇam (अङ्गुरीत्राणम्).

Aṅguritrāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅguri and trāṇa (त्राण). See also (synonyms): aṅgulitra, aṅguritra, aṅgulitrāṇa.

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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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