Dadhicara, Dadhi-cara, Dadhicāra: 3 definitions


Dadhicara 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 Dadhichara.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dadhicāra (दधिचार).—a churning-stick.

Derivable forms: dadhicāraḥ (दधिचारः).

Dadhicāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dadhi and cāra (चार).

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

Dadhicāra (दधिचार).—m.

(-raḥ) The churning stick. E. dadhi curdled milk, and car to move, in the causal form, affix ṇic aṇ .

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

Dadhicāra (दधिचार):—[=dadhi-cāra] [from dadhi > dadh] m. a churning-stick, [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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