Gandasthala, aka: Ganda-sthala, Gaṇḍasthala; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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gaṇḍasthala (गंडस्थल).—n (S) An elephant's cheek or temple: also a cheek or a side of the face gen.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gaṇḍasthala (गंडस्थल).—n An elephant's cheek or temple.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल).—

1) the cheek, the temples of an elephant.

2) temple-region (in general); कण्डूलद्विपगण्डपिण्डकषणम् (kaṇḍūladvipagaṇḍapiṇḍakaṣaṇam) U.2.9; Māl.9.31.

Derivable forms: gaṇḍasthalam (गण्डस्थलम्).

Gaṇḍasthala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇḍa and sthala (स्थल). See also (synonyms): gaṇḍadeśa, gaṇḍapradeśa, gaṇḍapālī, gaṇḍapiṇḍa.

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Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल).—

1) the cheek; गण्डस्थलेषु मदवारिषु (gaṇḍasthaleṣu madavāriṣu) Pt.1.123; Ś. Til.7; गण्डस्थलीः प्रोषितपत्रलेखाः (gaṇḍasthalīḥ proṣitapatralekhāḥ) R.6.72; Amaru.82.

2) temples of an elephant.

Derivable forms: gaṇḍasthalam (गण्डस्थलम्).

Gaṇḍasthala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaṇḍa and sthala (स्थल). See also (synonyms): gaṇḍasthalī.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gaṇḍasthala (गण्डस्थल).—nf. (-laḥ-lī) The cheek. E. gaṇḍa and sthala place.

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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