Dashashva, Daśāśva, Dashan-ashva: 7 definitions


Dashashva 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 Daśāśva can be transliterated into English as Dasasva or Dashashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dashashva in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Daśāśva (दशाश्व).—Tenth son of Ikṣvāku. He ruled over the city of Māhiṣmatī. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 2, Stanza 6, that Daśāśva had a son named Madirāśva.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dashashva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daśāśva (दशाश्व).—the moon.

Derivable forms: daśāśvaḥ (दशाश्वः).

Daśāśva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśan and aśva (अश्व).

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

Daśāśva (दशाश्व).—m.

(-śvaḥ) A name of Chandra or the moon. E. daśa ten, and aśva a horse; driving ten horses in his carriage.

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

1) Daśāśva (दशाश्व):—[from daśa] m. = śa-vājin, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Ikṣvāku, [Mahābhārata xiii, 89 f.]

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

Daśāśva (दशाश्व):—[daśā+śva] (śvaḥ) 1. m. Name of the moon.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dashashva 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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