Dattashulka, aka: Dattaśulkā, Datta-shulka; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Dattaśulkā can be transliterated into English as Dattasulka or Dattashulka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Dattaśulkā (दत्तशुल्का).—a bride for whom a dowry has been paid; Ms.9.97.

Dattaśulkā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms datta and śulkā (शुल्का).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dattaśulkā (दत्तशुल्का).—f.

(-lkā) A bride for whom a sum of money has been paid to her father. E. datta, and śulka dower.

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