Banapata, Bāṇapāta, Bana-pata: 5 definitions
Banapata 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) an arrowshot (as a measure of distance).
2) the range of an arrow.
3) a bed of arrows (bāṇaśayyā, śaratalpa); बाणपातान्तरे रामं पातितं पुरुषर्षभम् (bāṇapātāntare rāmaṃ pātitaṃ puruṣarṣabham) Rām.6.45.25. °वर्तिन् (vartin) a. being within the range of an arrow.
Derivable forms: bāṇapātaḥ (बाणपातः).
Bāṇapāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāṇa and pāta (पात).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bāṇapāta (बाणपात).—[masculine] shot (lit. arrow-fall), also = [preceding]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bāṇapāta (बाणपात):—[=bāṇa-pāta] [from bāṇa] m. ‘arrow-fall’, the range of an arrow
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