Avaskanda, Avaskamda: 10 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avaskanda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avaskanda (अवस्कन्द).—

1) Attacking; attack, assault; अवस्कन्दं करिष्यामि शिबिरस्याद्य दुष्करम् (avaskandaṃ kariṣyāmi śibirasyādya duṣkaram) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.3.27. °प्रदानम् (pradānam) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 3.39 leading an assault.

2) Descending; स नद्यव- स्कन्दमुपास्पृशच्च (sa nadyava- skandamupāspṛśacca) Bhaṭṭikāvya 2.11.

3) A camp (jigīṣūṇām niveśasthānam Halāy.).

4) (in law) Accusation.

Derivable forms: avaskandaḥ (अवस्कन्दः).

See also (synonyms): avaskandana.

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

Avaskanda (अवस्कन्द).—m.

(-ndaḥ) 1. A camp. 2. Assault, attack, storm. 3. Bathing. 4. Going down, descending. E. ava against, &c. skanda to go, ac aff.

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

Avaskanda (अवस्कन्द).—[ava-skand + a], m. Assault, [Pañcatantra] iii [distich] 37.

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

Avaskanda (अवस्कन्द).—[masculine] assault, attack.

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

Avaskanda (अवस्कन्द):—[=ava-skanda] [from ava-skand] m. assault, attack, storm, [Pañcatantra; Hitopadeśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Avaskanda (अवस्कन्द):—[ava-skanda] (ndaḥ) 1. m. A camp; assault; descending; bathing.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Avaskanda (अवस्कन्द) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ukkhaṃda, Vokkhaṃdaya.

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Avaskanda in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Avaskanda in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avaskaṃda (ಅವಸ್ಕಂದ):—

1) [noun] a violent, intense attack; any hostile offensive action, esp. with armed forces; onslaught; an onslaught; an attack.

2) [noun] a place where tents, huts, barracks or other more or less temporary structures have been put up, as for soldiers; a camp.

3) [noun] imputation a) the act of ascribing or attributing (esp. something dishonourable) to a person b) something which is imputed as a charge or fault.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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