Dronamukha, aka: Droṇamukha, Drona-mukha; 3 Definition(s)


Dronamukha 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Droṇamukha (द्रोणमुख) is a Sanskrit technical term, referring to a city being approachable by both the paths of land and water.

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Droṇamukha (द्रोणमुख).—the capital of 4 villages; चतुःशतग्राम्या द्रोणमुखम् (catuḥśatagrāmyā droṇamukham) Kau. A.22.

Derivable forms: droṇamukham (द्रोणमुखम्).

Droṇamukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms droṇa and mukha (मुख).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Droṇamukha (द्रोणमुख).—m.

(-khaḥ) The capital of a district, the chief of four hundred villages.

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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