Ardhacandraka, Ardha-candraka, Ardhacamdraka: 6 definitions


Ardhacandraka 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Ardhachandraka.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Ardhacandraka (अर्धचन्द्रक).—A semi-circular pearl. Kau.

-raḥ, -ti f.) meniscus.

Derivable forms: ardhacandrakam (अर्धचन्द्रकम्).

Ardhacandraka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ardha and candraka (चन्द्रक).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ardhacandraka (अर्धचन्द्रक).—(m. or nt.; = °dra, 1), a kind of ornament: Lalitavistara 367.10 °kaiś.

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

1) Ardhacandraka (अर्धचन्द्रक):—[=ardha-candraka] m. (= ardhacandra) the hand bent into a semicircle for grasping any one’s throat, ifc. (dattārdhacandraka mfn.) ‘seized at the throat’ [Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] n. the semilunar point of an arrow, [Śārṅgadhara]

[Sanskrit to German]

Ardhacandraka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ardhacandraka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ardhacaṃdraka (ಅರ್ಧಚಂದ್ರಕ):—[noun] = ಅರ್ಧಚಂದ್ರ - [ardhacamdra -]5 & 6; 3) a superficial scratch on the body, a crescent shaped nail print, made by the other partner, as part of sexual stimulating-foreplay preceding intercourse.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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