Dharmaghna, Dharma-ghna: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dharmaghna (धर्मघ्न).—a. immoral, unlawful.

Dharmaghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and ghna (घ्न).

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

Dharmaghna (धर्मघ्न).—[adjective] immoral, unlawful (lit. destroying law).

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

1) Dharmaghna (धर्मघ्न):—[=dharma-ghna] [from dharma > dhara] mf(ī)n. ‘destroying law or right’, unlawful, immoral, [Yājñavalkya]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Terminalia Bellerica (whose seeds are used as dice), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Dharmaghna (धर्मघ्न):—[dharma-ghna] (ghnaḥ-ghnī-ghnaṃ) a. Immoral.

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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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