Dirghakandhara, aka: Dīrghakandhara, Dirgha-kandhara; 2 Definition(s)

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Dīrghakandhara (दीर्घकन्धर).—the (Indian) crane.

Derivable forms: dīrghakandharaḥ (दीर्घकन्धरः).

Dīrghakandhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīrgha and kandhara (कन्धर). See also (synonyms): dīrghakaṇṭha, dīrghakaṇṭhaka.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dīrghakandhara (दीर्घकन्धर).—m.

(-raḥ) A sort of crane, (Ardea nivea.) E. dīrgha, and kandhara neck.

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