Astradharin, Astradhārin, Astra-dharin: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Astradhārin (अस्त्रधारिन्).—m. a soldier, professional warrior.

Astradhārin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms astra and dhārin (धारिन्).

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

Astradhārin (अस्त्रधारिन्).—m. (-rī) A soldier. E. astra and dhārin who bears; so astradhāraka m. (-kaḥ.)

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

Astradhārin (अस्त्रधारिन्):—[=astra-dhārin] [from astra] mfn. ‘bearing arms’, a soldier, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Astradhārin (अस्त्रधारिन्):—[astra-dhārin] (rī) 1. m. A soldier.

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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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