Gandivadhanvan, Gāṇḍivadhanvan, Gandiva-dhanvan, Gāṇḍīvadhanvan: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gāṇḍivadhanvan (गाण्डिवधन्वन्) or Gāṇḍīvadhanvan (गाण्डीवधन्वन्).—m. an epithet of Arjuna; Meghadūta 5.

Gāṇḍivadhanvan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gāṇḍiva and dhanvan (धन्वन्).

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

Gāṇḍīvadhanvan (गाण्डीवधन्वन्):—[=gāṇḍīva-dhanvan] [from gāṇḍīva > gāṇḍiva] m. ‘having Gāṇḍīva for his bow’, Arjuna, [Mahābhārata; Meghadūta 48; Prabodha-candrodaya iv, 14.]

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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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