Dantavala, Dantāvala, Damtavala: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dantāvala (दन्तावल).—m. An elephant; Bv.1.6; तृणैर्गुणत्वमापन्नेर्बध्यन्ते मत्तदन्तिनः (tṛṇairguṇatvamāpannerbadhyante mattadantinaḥ) H.1.35; R.1.71; Ku. 16.2; दृष्ट्यैवाङ्कुशमुद्रया निगडितो दारिद्र्यदन्तावलः (dṛṣṭyaivāṅkuśamudrayā nigaḍito dāridryadantāvalaḥ) Sūktisundara 5.3. The Nm. adds: दन्ती तु वारणे, क्रोडे, श्वाने, व्याघ्रे, मृगा- धिपे । ओषधीनागहेरम्बसोमेष्वप्यथ (dantī tu vāraṇe, kroḍe, śvāne, vyāghre, mṛgā- dhipe | oṣadhīnāgaherambasomeṣvapyatha)...... ()||

Derivable forms: dantāvalaḥ (दन्तावलः).

See also (synonyms): dantin.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dantāvala (दन्तावल).—m.

(-laḥ) An elephant. E. danta a tooth, valac affix, and the final of danta made long.

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

1) Dantāvala (दन्तावल):—[from danta] m. ([113; vi, 3, 118]) ‘tusked’, an elephant, [Manu-smṛti vii, 106; Manvarthamuktāvalī, kullūka bhaṭṭa’s Commentary on manu-smṛti]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Gopatha-brāhmaṇa i, 2, 5.]

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

Dantāvala (दन्तावल):—[dantā+vala] (laḥ) 1. m. An elephant.

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Dantavala in German

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