Arkabandhu, Arka-bandhu: 6 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arkabandhu (अर्कबन्धु).—

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: arkabandhuḥ (अर्कबन्धुः).

Arkabandhu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms arka and bandhu (बन्धु). See also (synonyms): arkabāndhava.

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

Arkabandhu (अर्कबन्धु).—m.

(-ndhuḥ) A name of Budd'Ha, the founder of the Budd'Ha sect of Hindus. E. arka the sun, and bandhu a kinsman, being of the Surya Vansa's, or line of the sun.

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

1) Arkabandhu (अर्कबन्धु):—[=arka-bandhu] m. a Name of Buddha Śākya-muni, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] ‘belonging to the kindred of the Sun’, Name of Buddha, [Buddha-carita]

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

Arkabandhu (अर्कबन्धु):—[arka-bandhu] (ndhuṃ) 2. m. A name of Buddha.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Arkabandhu (अर्कबन्धु):—(a + ba) m. ein Beiname Śākyasiṃha’s [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 1, 10.]

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

Arkabandhu (अर्कबन्धु):—und arkabāndhava m. Beiname Śākyamuni's.

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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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