Arkabandhava, Arkabāndhava, Arka-bandhava: 5 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arkabāndhava (अर्कबान्धव).—

1) Name of Buddha Śākyamuni, meaning सूर्यवंश्यः (sūryavaṃśyaḥ), cf. शुद्धोदनो नाम नृपोऽर्कबन्धुः (śuddhodano nāma nṛpo'rkabandhuḥ) Bu. Ch.9.9.

2) a lotus (the sun-lotus).

Derivable forms: arkabāndhavaḥ (अर्कबान्धवः).

Arkabāndhava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms arka and bāndhava (बान्धव). See also (synonyms): arkabandhu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Arkabāndhava (अर्कबान्धव).—m.

(-vaḥ) See the preceding. E. As before, bāndhava a kinsman.

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

Arkabāndhava (अर्कबान्धव):—[=arka-bāndhava] m. a Name of Buddha Śākya-muni, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Arkabāndhava (अर्कबान्धव):—[arka-bāndhava] (vaḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Arkabāndhava (अर्कबान्धव):—(a + bā) m. dass. [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 236.]

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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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