Dashakumaracarita, Daśakumāracarita, Dashan-kumaracarita: 6 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Daśakumāracarita can be transliterated into English as Dasakumaracarita or Dashakumaracarita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Dashakumaracharita.

India history and geography

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Source: academic.ru: South Asian Arts

The Daśakumāracarita (“Tales of Ten Princes”), by Daṇḍin (6th/7th century), in which, within the framework of a boxing story, the picaresque adventures of 10 disinherited princes are described in prose.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित).—a prose work by Dandin.

Derivable forms: daśakumāracaritam (दशकुमारचरितम्).

Daśakumāracarita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśan and kumāracarita (कुमारचरित).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a romance by Daṇḍin. [Mackenzie Collection] 112. Io. 107. 586. L. 289. K. 58. Kh. 84. B. 2, 128 (and—[commentary]). Report. Ix. Ben. 37. Bik. 260. Kāṭm. 6 (and—[commentary]). Pheh. 6. Rādh. 21. Burnell. 165^a. Gu. 4. Oppert. 646. 5991. Ii, 119. 1451. 3164. 8233. 9037. 9821. Peters. 3, 394. Bühler 541. The work was completed by Padmanābha in his Daśakumāracaritottarapīṭhikā. Ben. 37. Pheh. 6. Np. Vi, 30.
—[commentary] Bl. 4. Oppert. Ii, 8037. Peters. 1, 115. 3, 394.
—[commentary] Padacandrikā by Kavīndrācārya Sarasvatī. L. 3041. K. 60. Bühler 555.
—[commentary] by Bhānucandra. Bühler 555.
—[commentary] Daśakumārabhūṣaṇa by Śivarāma. L. 3042. Bühler 555.

2) Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित):—read L. 1289.
—[commentary] by Bhānucandra. delete this.

3) Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित):—by Daṇḍin. Bl. 58. 269. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 35. Peters. 4, 27. Rgb. 439. Stein 80. Uttarapīṭhikā by Padmanābha. Stein 80.
—In a recension by Gopīnātha. Fl. 451 (ucchvāsa 8-11).
—[commentary] Rgb. 360.
—[commentary] Padacandrikā by Kavīndrācārya Sarasvatī. Bl. 59. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 35. Oudh. Xx, 68.
—[commentary] by Tārānātha. Stein 81.
—[commentary] Daśakumārabhūṣaṇa by Śivarāma. Bl. 60.

4) Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित):—by Daṇḍin. Ulwar 922.
daśakumāraśeṣa by Cakrapāṇi Dīkṣita. Ulwar 923. Extr. 189.

5) Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित):—by Daṇḍin. As p. 81 (the first Ucchvāsa missing). Io. 107 (Pūrvapīṭhikā). 586. 1144. 2369. 2694. 2883 (part 1 and a small portion of 2) 2923. C. Bhūṣaṇa by Śivarāma, son of Kṛṣṇarāma. Io. 1121. 2923.

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

Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित):—[=daśa-kumāra-carita] [from daśa] n. ‘adventures of the 10 princes’, Name of [work] by Daṇḍin.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित):—(daśan ku + ca) n. die Abenteuer der zehn Prinzen, Titel eines Romans von Daṇḍin [Bibliothecae sanskritae 350. 369.] [WEBER] in Monatsb. der [K. Pr. Amarakoṣa d. Ww. 1859, S. 18. fgg.] caritra [MACK. Coll. I, 118.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Daśakumāracarita (दशकुमारचरित):—und caritra n. Titel eines Romans.

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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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