Dandanika, aka: Daṇḍānīka, Danda-anika; 1 Definition(s)


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Daṇḍānīka (दण्डानीक).—a detachment or division of an army; तव हृतवतो दण्डानीकैर्विदर्भपतेः श्रियम् (tava hṛtavato daṇḍānīkairvidarbhapateḥ śriyam) M.5.2.

Derivable forms: daṇḍānīkam (दण्डानीकम्).

Daṇḍānīka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daṇḍa and anīka (अनीक).

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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