Gandivin, Gāṇḍīvin: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gāṇḍīvin (गाण्डीविन्).—m. An epithet of Arjuna, the third Pāṅḍava prince; तानस्यतः शरव्रातान्बन्धुप्रियकृदर्जुनः । गाण्डीवी कालयामास सिंहः क्षुद्रमृगानिव (tānasyataḥ śaravrātānbandhupriyakṛdarjunaḥ | gāṇḍīvī kālayāmāsa siṃhaḥ kṣudramṛgāniva) || Bhāgavata 1.58.54; Ve.4.

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

Gāṇḍīvin (गाण्डीविन्).—m. (-vī) A name of Arjuna. E. gāṇḍīva Arjuna'S bow, and ini aff.

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

Gāṇḍīvin (गाण्डीविन्).—i. e. gāṇḍīva + in, m. A name of Arjuna, Mahābhārata 13, 6898.

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

1) Gāṇḍīvin (गाण्डीविन्):—[from gāṇḍiva] m. = va-dhanvan, [Mahābhārata xiii, 6898; Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 58, 54]

2) [v.s. ...] Terminalia Arjuna, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Gāṇḍīvin (गाण्डीविन्):—(vī) 5. m. A name of Arjuna.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Gāṇḍīvin (गाण्डीविन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Gaṃḍīvi.

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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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