Avaskanda, Avaskamda: 10 definitions
Avaskanda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Attacking; attack, assault; अवस्कन्दं करिष्यामि शिबिरस्याद्य दुष्करम् (avaskandaṃ kariṣyāmi śibirasyādya duṣkaram) Mb.1.3.27. °प्रदानम् (pradānam) Pt.3.39 leading an assault.
2) Descending; स नद्यव- स्कन्दमुपास्पृशच्च (sa nadyava- skandamupāspṛśacca) Bk.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
(-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)
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
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.
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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