Avamatankusha, aka: Avamatāṅkuśa, Avamata-ankusha; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Avamatāṅkuśa can be transliterated into English as Avamatankusa or Avamatankusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avamatāṅkuśa (अवमताङ्कुश).—a restive elephant (that disdains the hook), one in rut; अन्वेतुकामोऽवमता- ङ्कुशग्रहः (anvetukāmo'vamatā- ṅkuśagrahaḥ) Śi.12.16.

Derivable forms: avamatāṅkuśaḥ (अवमताङ्कुशः).

Avamatāṅkuśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms avamata and aṅkuśa (अङ्कुश).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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