Dant: 5 definitions


Dant means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Dant (दन्त्).— (probably ptcple. of the pres. of ad; cf. ), 1. m., without nom. voc., acc. sing., and du., and nom. and voc. pl., A tooth, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 13, 39. 2. Often latter part of comp. words, e. g. ubhayatodant, i. e. ubhayatas-, adj. Having two rows of teeth, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 39 (43, anomalous nom. pl.). ekatas-, adj. Having but one row of teeth, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 18. kara-pāda-, m. A hand, a foot, or a tooth, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 219. su-, adj. f. datī, Having handsome teeth.

— Cf. [Latin] dens, and the next.

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

Dant (दन्त्).—[masculine] (adj. —° [feminine] datī) tooth.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dant 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Dant in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a tooth; ~[katha] a legend; tradition; an anecdote; ~[kshata] dental marks (as might appear on cheeks, lips, etc. in the wake of amorous sport, sexual indulgence; ~[cikitsaka] a dentist; dental surgeon; -[cikitsa] dentistry; treatment of dental ailments; ~[mula] a fang, root of the tooth; ~[muliya] (sounds) uttered from the root of the teeth; ~[hina] edentate..—dant (दंत) is alternatively transliterated as Daṃta.

2) Dant in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a tooth; —[kati roti] intimate friendship, close relationship; —[kadhana] to whine; to crinch; —[kicakicana/katakatana/kitakitana] to grind the teeth (through cold, wrath, etc.); —[kirakire hona] to accept defeat; —[khatte karana] to make one lick the dust, to set the teeth on edge; to force the enemy into a tight corner; —[gadana] to fix a covetous eye on something; —[jhadana] to knock out the teeth; -[todana] lit. to knock off the teeth —to humble, to deprive of the sting; to render powerless; —[dikhana] see —[niporana; —niporana] to whine, to crinch; to show meekness/humbleness; —[pisana] to gnash the teeth (in anger etc.), to be in a fury; —[phadana] to grin; —[bajana] the teeth to chatter (through chill or cold); —[baithana/lagana ] the teeth to be clinched (as in lock-jaw etc.); —[se (paisa) pakadana] to be extremely stingy; —[hona, (kisi cija) para], lit. the teeth to be fixed on—to have the procurement (of someone or something) as a target; [damtom tale umgali dabana] lit. to bite the finger in astonishment etc.—to stand amazed; to be aghast; [damtom mem tinaka dabana] to express complete sub-mission, to yield unconditionally..—dant (दांत) is alternatively transliterated as Dāṃta.

3) Dant in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) subdued, supressed, subjugated..—dant (दांत) is alternatively transliterated as Dāṃta.

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