Ankushadurdhara, Aṅkuśadurdhara, Ankusha-durdhara: 5 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Aṅkuśadurdhara can be transliterated into English as Ankusadurdhara or Ankushadurdhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅkuśadurdhara (अङ्कुशदुर्धर).—[tṛ. ta. aṅkuśena duḥkhena dhāryate] a restive elephant.

Derivable forms: aṅkuśadurdharaḥ (अङ्कुशदुर्धरः).

Aṅkuśadurdhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṅkuśa and durdhara (दुर्धर).

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

Aṅkuśadurdhara (अङ्कुशदुर्धर):—[=aṅkuśa-durdhara] [from aṅkuśa > aṅk] m. a restive elephant.

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

Aṅkuśadurdhara (अङ्कुशदुर्धर):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-raḥ) A restive elephant. E. aṅkuśa, and durdhara, who is ill restrained even by the goad.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Aṅkuśadurdhara (अङ्कुशदुर्धर):—(aṅkuśa + durdhara) m. ein auch mit dem Haken schwer zu leitender Elephant [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 8, 35.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Aṅkuśadurdhara (अङ्कुशदुर्धर):—m. ein auch mit dem Haken schwer zu leitender Elephant.

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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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