Dundu: 4 definitions
Dundu 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Dundu (दुन्दु).—The Asura who insulted the sage Udaka and met with death at the hands of Kuvalayāśva.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 2. 40.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A kind of drum.
2) Name of Vasudeva, Kṛṣṇa's father.
Derivable forms: dunduḥ (दुन्दुः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇḍuḥ) A kind of snake, (Amphisbæna)
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(-nduḥ) 1. A name of Vasudeva, the father of Krishna. 2. A kind of drum. E. du difficult, das to tame, affix ḍu, and num inserted.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ḍuṇḍu (डुण्डु):—[from ḍuḍubha] f. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Dundu (दुन्दु):—m. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Name of Vasu-deva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+9): Dundubha, Dundubhaka, Dundubhi, Dundubhidarpahan, Dundubhigriva, Dundubhika, Dundubhinihrada, Dundubhinirhrada, Dundubhirvana, Dundubhissara, Dundubhisvana, Dundubhisvara, Dundubhisvaranirghosha, Dundubhisvararaja, Dundubhivadha, Dundubhivimocaniya, Dundubhya, Dundubhyaghata, Dunduka, Dunduki.
Ends with: Mahadundu.
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