Dashan, Daśan: 5 definitions

Introduction

Dashan 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 Daśan can be transliterated into English as Dasan or Dashan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daśan (दशन्).—Num. a. (pl.) Ten; स भूमिं विश्वतो वृत्वा अत्यतिष्ठद्दशाङ्गुलम् (sa bhūmiṃ viśvato vṛtvā atyatiṣṭhaddaśāṅgulam) Rv.1.9.1.

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

Daśan (दशन्).—mfn. plu. (-śa) Ten. E. daś to bite, Unadi affix an, the nasal rejected.

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

Daśan (दशन्).—[adjective] ten.

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Daśan (दशन्).—[adjective] ten.

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

1) Daśan (दशन्):—[from daśa] [plural] ([gana] svasr-ādi, [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 42]) ten ([nominative case] [accusative] daśa, [Ṛg-veda] etc.; [instrumental case] [daśa, [x, 101, 10 &]] daśabhis [locative case] sasu, [Ṛg-veda] etc.; both forms & śabhyas in Class. also oxyt. [Pāṇini 6-1, 177ff.])

2) [v.s. ...] cf. a-, δέκα.

context information

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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