Astramarja, Astra-marja: 2 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Astramarja (अस्त्रमर्ज).—a furbisher.

Derivable forms: astramarjaḥ (अस्त्रमर्जः).

Astramarja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms astra and marja (मर्ज). See also (synonyms): astramarjaka.

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

Astramārja (अस्त्रमार्ज):—[=astra-mārja] [from astra] m. a sword-polisher or tool-cleaner, armourer, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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