Candrikadrava, Candrikādrāva, Candrika-drava: 6 definitions


Candrikadrava 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 Chandrikadrava.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Candrikādrāva (चन्द्रिकाद्राव).—the moonstone.

Derivable forms: candrikādrāvaḥ (चन्द्रिकाद्रावः).

Candrikādrāva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms candrikā and drāva (द्राव).

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

Candrikādrāva (चन्द्रिकाद्राव).—m.

(-vaḥ) The moon-stone. E. candrikā and drāva what fuses; liquefying in moonlight. candikayā drāvo niṣyando yasya . candrakāntamaṇau .

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

Candrikādrāva (चन्द्रिकाद्राव):—[=candrikā-drāva] [from candrikā > cand] m. ‘melting in moonlight’, the moon stone (Candra-kānta), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Candrikādrāva (चन्द्रिकाद्राव):—[candrikā-drāva] (vaḥ) 1. m. The moon stone.

[Sanskrit to German]

Candrikadrava in German

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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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