Astikarthada, Āstīkārthada, Astika-arthada: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āstīkārthada (आस्तीकार्थद).—Name of Janamejaya.

Derivable forms: āstīkārthadaḥ (आस्तीकार्थदः).

Āstīkārthada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āstīka and arthada (अर्थद).

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

Āstikārthada (आस्तिकार्थद).—m.

(-daḥ) A name of a king, also called Janamejaya. E. āstika the Muni, artha a request, and da who gives or grants; having at his request spared the Naga Takshaka, from the destruction to which he had devoted the race.

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

Āstikārthada (आस्तिकार्थद):—[=āstikārtha-da] [from āstika] m. ‘granting Āstika’s request’, Name of the king Janamejaya (who at the request of the sage Āstika [see āstīka] excepted the Nāga Takṣaka from the destruction to which he had doomed the serpent-race), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Āstikārthada (आस्तिकार्थद):—[āstikā+rtha-da] < [āstikārtha-da] (daḥ) 1. m. Janamejaya.

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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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