Gajamotana, Gajamoṭana, Gaja-motana: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gajamoṭana (गजमोटन).—a lion.

Derivable forms: gajamoṭanaḥ (गजमोटनः).

Gajamoṭana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaja and moṭana (मोटन).

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

Gajamoṭana (गजमोटन).—m.

(-naḥ) A lion. E. gaja an elephant, muṭ to run away, in the causal from, affix lyuṭ; or with muc to go, gajamocana as it is sometimes read.

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

Gajamoṭana (गजमोटन):—[=gaja-moṭana] [from gaja > gaj] m. = -mācala, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Gajamoṭana (गजमोटन):—[gaja-moṭana] (naḥ) 1. m. A lion.

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Gajamotana 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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