Dhanahara, Dhana-hara: 8 definitions


Dhanahara 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Dhanahara (धनहर).—

1) an heir.

2) a thief.

3) a kind of perfume.

Derivable forms: dhanaharaḥ (धनहरः).

Dhanahara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhana and hara (हर).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dhanahara (धनहर) or Dhanahāraka or Dhanahārika.—see s.v. ṛṇadhara.

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

Dhanahara (धनहर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-rī-raṃ) 1. Inheriting, an heir. 2. Stealing, a thief. 3. Taking wealth, &c. f. (-rī) A sort of perfume, commonly called Chor. E. dhana wealth, hṛ to steal, affix ap or ṭa.

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

1) Dhanahara (धनहर):—[=dhana-hara] [from dhana > dhan] mfn. m°-stealing

2) [v.s. ...] m. a thief or an heir, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a kind of plant, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

Dhanahara (धनहर):—[dhana-hara] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Inheriting; stealing. f. () a perfume.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dhanahara in German

context information

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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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dhanahara in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Dhanahara (धनहर):—n. 1. paddy-filed; 2. fertile land for producing paddy;

context information

Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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