Dhaukana, Ḍhaukana: 10 definitions


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In Jainism

Jain philosophy

Source: archive.org: Anekanta Jaya Pataka of Haribhadra Suri

Ḍhaukana (ढौकन) refers to “offering” or “presenting”, as occurring in the Anekāntajayapatākā-prakaraṇa, a Śvetāmbara Jain philosophical work written by Haribhadra Sūri.—[Cf. Vol. II, P. 126, l. 28]

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ḍhaukana (ढौकन).—

1) Offering.

2) A present, bribe; तस्य ललितकेष्वास्तां मूढौ संभोगढौकने (tasya lalitakeṣvāstāṃ mūḍhau saṃbhogaḍhaukane) Rāj. T.6.166.

Derivable forms: ḍhaukanam (ढौकनम्).

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

Ḍhaukana (ढौकन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Offering. 2. A present, a bribe. E. ḍhauk to go, lyu aff. ṇa

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

Ḍhaukana (ढौकन).—[ḍhauk + ana], n. Bestowing, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 6, 166.

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

Ḍhaukana (ढौकन).—[neuter] offering, present. !!

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

1) Ḍhaukana (ढौकन):—[from ḍhauk] n. offering, present, [Rājataraṅgiṇī vi, 166; Śatruṃjaya-māhātmya xiv; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) [v.s. ...] cf. upa-.

3) [v.s. ...] (also) bringing near (in svayam-asana-ḍh°, see p. 1278).

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

Ḍhaukana (ढौकन):—(naḥ) 1. m. A bribe.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ḍhaukana (ढौकन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ḍhovaṇa, Ḍhovaṇaya.

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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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