Candrahvaya, Candrāhvaya, Candra-ahvaya: 2 definitions

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Candrahvaya 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandrahvaya.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Candrāhvaya (चन्द्राह्वय).—camphor.

Derivable forms: candrāhvayaḥ (चन्द्राह्वयः).

Candrāhvaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms candra and āhvaya (आह्वय).

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

Candrāhvaya (चन्द्राह्वय):—[from candra > cand] m. = dra-saṃjña, [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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