Dandakhya, Daṇḍākhya, Danda-akhya: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daṇḍākhya (दण्डाख्य).—a house with two wings, one facing the north and the other the east; Bṛ. S.53. 39.

Derivable forms: daṇḍākhyam (दण्डाख्यम्).

Daṇḍākhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daṇḍa and ākhya (आख्य).

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

1) Daṇḍākhya (दण्डाख्य):—[from daṇḍa] mfn. called after a staff (See ḍaka)

2) [v.s. ...] called Daṇḍa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) [v.s. ...] n. a two-sided hall facing north and east, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; liii, 39 and 41]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Tīrtha, [Mahābhārata iii, 8157.]

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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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