Gadalavana, Gaḍalavaṇa, Gada-lavana: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gaḍalavaṇa (गडलवण).—rock or fossil salt, especially that found in the district called गड (gaḍa).

Derivable forms: gaḍalavaṇam (गडलवणम्).

Gaḍalavaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaḍa and lavaṇa (लवण). See also (synonyms): gaḍottha, gaḍadeśaja.

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

Gaḍalavaṇa (गडलवण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Rock or fossile salt, especially that found in the district of Sambhar in the province of Ajmere. E. gaḍa a country, and lavaṇa salt.

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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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