Gardha; 3 Definition(s)

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gardha (गर्ध).—[gṛdh-ghañ ac vā]

1) Desire, eagerness.

2) Greediness; चञ्चच्चञ्चूधृतार्धच्युतपिशितलवग्राससंबद्धगर्धैः (cañcaccañcūdhṛtārdhacyutapiśitalavagrāsasaṃbaddhagardhaiḥ) Nāg.4.18.

Derivable forms: gardhaḥ (गर्धः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gardha (गर्ध) or Garddha.—m.

(-rddhaḥ) 1. Eagerness, greediness. 2. The Parspipal: see gardhabhāṇḍa. E. gṛdh to desire, to be greedy, affix ghañ.

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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