Dantashanku, Dantaśaṅku, Danta-shanku: 3 definitions
Dantashanku 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.
The Sanskrit term Dantaśaṅku can be transliterated into English as Dantasanku or Dantashanku, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dantaśaṅku (दन्तशङ्कु).—a pair of pincers for drawing out teeth.
Derivable forms: dantaśaṅkuḥ (दन्तशङ्कुः).
Dantaśaṅku is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms danta and śaṅku (शङ्कु).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dantaśaṅku (दन्तशङ्कु).—n. an instraument for drawing out teeth, [Suśruta] 1, 26, 12.
Dantaśaṅku is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms danta and śaṅku (शङ्कु).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dantaśaṅku (दन्तशङ्कु):—[=danta-śaṅku] [from danta] n. a pair of pincers for drawing teeth, [Suśruta i, 8.]
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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