Gadambara, aka: Gadāmbara, Gada-ambara; 2 Definition(s)


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Gadāmbara (गदाम्बर).—a cloud.

Derivable forms: gadāmbaraḥ (गदाम्बरः).

Gadāmbara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gada and ambara (अम्बर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gadāmbara (गदाम्बर).—m.

(-raḥ) A cloud. E. gada sound, ambara the sky.

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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