Dhanadhani, Dhanadhānī, Dhana-dhani: 4 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhanadhānī (धनधानी).—treasury.

Dhanadhānī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhana and dhānī (धानी).

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

Dhanadhānī (धनधानी):—[=dhana-dhānī] [from dhana > dhan] (dhana-) f. receptacle for valuable articles, [Taittirīya-āraṇyaka]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Dhanadhānī (धनधानी):—(dhana + dhānī) f. Aufbewahrungsort für werthvolle Gegenstände, Speicher [Taittirīyāraṇyaka 10, 69.]

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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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