Dhra, Dhrā: 6 definitions


Dhra 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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhra (ध्र).—a. (At the end of comp.) Holding, supporting; as in महीध्रः, कुध्रः (mahīdhraḥ, kudhraḥ) &c.

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Dhrā (ध्रा).—1 P (dhrāti) To go.

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

Dhra (ध्र).—[-dhra] for dhara, f. dhrī, latter part of comp. words, e. g. mahī-dhra, m. A mountain, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 2, 10.

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

1) Dhra (ध्र):—mf(ī)n. (√dhṛ) = dhara ifc.

2) cf. aṃsa-dhrī, mahī-dhra, etc.

3) Dhrā (ध्रा):—[class] 2. 1. [Parasmaipada] dhrāti, or dhrati, dhrayati etc. to go, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska ii, 14.]

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

Dhrā (ध्रा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ījiha, Ojimha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dhra in German

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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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