Bhastraka, Bhastrakā: 7 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhastrakā (भस्त्रका).—f. [bhas-ṣṭran]

1) A bellows; भस्त्राः किं न श्वसन्त्युत (bhastrāḥ kiṃ na śvasantyuta) Bhāgavata 2.3.18.

2) A leathern vessel for holding water.

3) A pouch, leathern bag; भस्त्रा माता पितुः पुत्रो येन जातः स एव सः (bhastrā mātā pituḥ putro yena jātaḥ sa eva saḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.74.1; Bhāgavata 9.2.21.

See also (synonyms): bhastrā, bhastri.

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

Bhastrakā (भस्त्रका).—f.

(-kā) A bellows. E. kan added to bhastrā; also bhastrikā and bhastrakā.

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Bhastrākā (भस्त्राका).—f. () A bellows: see the last.

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

Bhastrakā (भस्त्रका).—see bhastrākā.

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Bhastrākā (भस्त्राका).—bhastrakā bhastrakā, bhastrikā bhastrikā, i. e. bhastrā + ka or ika, f. 1. A bellows. 2. bhastrikā, A bag, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 189, 2 (carma-ratna-, a most wonderful leather bag).

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

1) Bhastrakā (भस्त्रका):—[from bhas] f. [diminutive] [from] bhastrā, [Vopadeva] (cf. bhastrākā and bhastrikā, [Pāṇini 7-3, 47]).

2) Bhastrākā (भस्त्राका):—[from bhas] f. [diminutive] [from] bhastrā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. [Pāṇini 7-3, 47]).

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

1) Bhastrakā (भस्त्रका):—(kā) 1. f. Bellows.

2) Bhastrākā (भस्त्राका):—(kā) 1. f. Idem.

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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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