Bahudanda, Bahu-danda, Bāhudaṇḍa: 6 definitions
Bahudanda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
bāhudaṇḍa (बाहुदंड).—m (S Beam of the arm.) The upper arm or the whole arm.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a long, staff-like arm.
2) punishment with the arm or fist.
Derivable forms: bāhudaṇḍaḥ (बाहुदण्डः).
Bāhudaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāhu and daṇḍa (दण्ड).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bāhudaṇḍa (बाहुदण्ड).—[masculine] a long arm (lit. arm-stick).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bāhudaṇḍa (बाहुदण्ड):—[=bāhu-daṇḍa] [from bāhu] m. ‘arm-staff’, a long arm, [Rāmāyaṇa; Daśakumāra-carita]
2) [v.s. ...] a blow or punishment inflicted with the arm or fist, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary] (cf. bhuja-d).
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Bāhudaṇḍa (बाहुदण्ड):—m. ein langer Arm.
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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