Balacandramas, Bālacandramas, Bala-candramas: 1 definition


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

Bālacandramas (बालचन्द्रमस्).—m.

1) the young or waxing moon; इह जगति महोत्सवस्य हेतुर्नयनवतामुदियाय बालचन्द्रः (iha jagati mahotsavasya heturnayanavatāmudiyāya bālacandraḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 2.1.

2) a cavity of a particular shape; Mṛcchakaṭika 3.13.

Bālacandramas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāla and candramas (चन्द्रमस्). See also (synonyms): bālacandra.

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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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