Dhumaketana, Dhūmaketana, Dhuma-ketana: 8 definitions


Dhumaketana 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

[«previous next»] — Dhumaketana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhūmaketana (धूमकेतन).—

1) fire; कोपस्य नन्दकुलकाननधूमकेतोः (kopasya nandakulakānanadhūmaketoḥ) Mu.1.1; R.11.81.

2) a meteor, comet, falling star; धूमकेतुमिव किमपि करालम् (dhūmaketumiva kimapi karālam) Gītagovinda 1; धूम- केतुरिवोत्थितः (dhūma- keturivotthitaḥ) Kumārasambhava 2.32.

3) Ketu.

4) a kind of horse; पृष्ठवंशे यदावर्त एकः संपरिलक्ष्यते । धूमकेतुरिति ख्यातः स त्याज्यो दूरतो नृपैः (pṛṣṭhavaṃśe yadāvarta ekaḥ saṃparilakṣyate | dhūmaketuriti khyātaḥ sa tyājyo dūrato nṛpaiḥ) || Aśvachikitsā.

5) Name of the sun; Mb.

Derivable forms: dhūmaketanaḥ (धूमकेतनः).

Dhūmaketana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhūma and ketana (केतन). See also (synonyms): dhūmaketu.

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

Dhūmaketana (धूमकेतन).—m.

(-naḥ) 1. Ketu, the personified descending node. 2. Fire or its deity. E. dhūma smoke, and ketana a symbol.

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

Dhūmaketana (धूमकेतन).—[masculine] fire (lit. = seq. [adjective]).

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

1) Dhūmaketana (धूमकेतन):—[=dhūma-ketana] [from dhūma > dhū] m. ‘smoke-marked’, fire, [Raghuvaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] meteor, a comet, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Ketu or the personified descending node, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Dhūmaketana (धूमकेतन):—[dhūma-ketana] (naḥ) 1. m. Ketu the personified descending node; fire.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dhumaketana 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dhumaketana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dhūmakētana (ಧೂಮಕೇತನ):—[noun] = ಧೂಮಕೇತು - [dhumaketu -]1 & 2.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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