Gadhin, Gādhin: 6 definitions


Gadhin 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gādhin (गाधिन्).—m. [gādh-in] Name of the father of Viśvā mitra. (He is supposed to have been an incarnation of Indra and born as the son of king Kauśāmba.)

See also (synonyms): gādhi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gādhin (गाधिन्).— (for ved. gāthin) m. The father of Viśvāmitra, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 20, 5.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gādhin (गाधिन्).—[masculine] = gāthin [masculine]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gādhin (गाधिन्):—[from ] m. (= gāthin) Name of Viśvā-mitra’s father (king of Kānyakubja), [Mahābhārata i, iii; Rāmāyaṇa i, 20, 5.]

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Gadhin in German

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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 (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.

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