Ankushadharin, aka: Aṅkuśadhārin, Ankusha-dharin; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Aṅkuśadhārin can be transliterated into English as Ankusadharin or Ankushadharin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Aṅkuśadhārin (अङ्कुशधारिन्).—m. a keeper of an elephant.

Aṅkuśadhārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅkuśa and dhārin (धारिन्).

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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