Balatanaya, Bālatanaya, Bala-tanaya: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bālatanaya (बालतनय).—the Khadira tree.

Derivable forms: bālatanayaḥ (बालतनयः).

Bālatanaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāla and tanaya (तनय).

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

Bālatanaya (बालतनय).—m.

(-yaḥ) 1. A young son. 2. A tree, (Mimosa catechu.) E. bāla young or small, and tanaya offspring, leaves.

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

1) Bālatanaya (बालतनय):—[=bāla-tanaya] [from bāla] m. a young son, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] Acacia Catechu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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