Bahuyuddha, Bāhuyuddha, Bahu-yuddha: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Bahuyuddha 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.

In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

Source: Exotic India: Nitiprakasika of Vaisampayana (A Critical Edition)

Bāhuyuddha (बाहुयुद्ध) is the war when arms and fists are the weapons one fights with. (see Agnipurāṇa 249.2)

Arthashastra book cover
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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bāhuyuddha (बाहुयुद्ध).—n (S) Close fight; personal contest; boxing, wrestling, scuffling, tussling.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bāhuyuddha (बाहुयुद्ध).—n Close fight. Wrestling.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bāhuyuddha (बाहुयुद्ध).—a hand-to-hand or close fight, personal or pugilistic encounter, boxing; बाहुयुद्धं हि मल्लानामशास्त्रमृषिभिः स्मृतम् । मृतस्य तत्र न स्वर्गो यशो नेहापि विद्यते (bāhuyuddhaṃ hi mallānāmaśāstramṛṣibhiḥ smṛtam | mṛtasya tatra na svargo yaśo nehāpi vidyate) || Mallaśāstram.

Derivable forms: bāhuyuddham (बाहुयुद्धम्).

Bāhuyuddha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāhu and yuddha (युद्ध).

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

Bāhuyuddha (बाहुयुद्ध).—n.

(-ddhaṃ) Close fight, personal struggle, boxing, wrestling. E. bāhu the arm and yuddha fight.

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

Bāhuyuddha (बाहुयुद्ध).—[neuter] arm-fight, wrestling.

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

Bāhuyuddha (बाहुयुद्ध):—[=bāhu-yuddha] [from bāhu] n. ‘a°-fight’, a close fight, [Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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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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