Dholla, aka: Ḍholla; 1 Definition(s)


Dholla 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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Ḍholla (ढोल्ल).—(m. or nt.: Prakrit and late Sanskrit id., Schmidt, Nachträge; Sanskrit Lex. ḍhola), a kind of drum: ḍhollāvid- dhaśrutiṃ Sādh 571.1, with ears unpierced (aviddha, compare 577.9 below) like drums; ḍhollakarṇaṃ 574.17; aviddha- ḍholla-karṇadvayam 577.9. All epithets of Jambhala.

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