Dakshinardha, aka: Dakṣiṇārdha, Dakshina-ardha; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Dakṣiṇārdha can be transliterated into English as Daksinardha or Dakshinardha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Dakṣiṇārdha (दक्षिणार्ध).—

1) the right hand.

2) the right or southern side.

Derivable forms: dakṣiṇārdhaḥ (दक्षिणार्धः).

Dakṣiṇārdha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dakṣiṇa and ardha (अर्ध).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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