Dhanushkrit, Dhanuṣkṛt: 4 definitions


Dhanushkrit 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 Dhanuṣkṛt can be transliterated into English as Dhanuskrt or Dhanushkrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Dhanuṣkṛt (धनुष्कृत्) or Dhanuṣkāra refers to the “art of making bows”.—Cf. Dhanus (‘bow’), which is frequently mentioned in the Rigveda and later, was the chief weapon of the Vedic Indian. [...] The making of bows was a regular profession (dhanuṣkāra, dhanuṣkṛt). For the arrow see Iṣu, and for the hand-guard Hastaghna.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dhanushkrit in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dhanuṣkṛt (धनुष्कृत्).—[masculine] bow-maker.

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

Dhanuṣkṛt (धनुष्कृत्):—[=dhanuṣ-kṛt] [from dhanuṣ > dhanu] m. a b°-maker, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

[Sanskrit to German]

Dhanushkrit 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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