Ghanatola: 5 definitions


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

Ghanatola (घनतोल).—mf.

(-laḥ-lā) The Chataka, (Cuculus melanolencos.) E. ghana a cloud, and tul to be equal, ghanaṃ meghaṃ tolayati ūrddhvaṃ nayati āhvānena . tulaunmitau aṇ upamita samāsaḥ . who soars to the clouds in the rainy season, which, according to the fable, is the only time when he gets water to drink; some books have ghanatāla from tāla tune, or sound; whose music is (from) the clouds.

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

Ghanatola (घनतोल):—[=ghana-tola] [from ghana] m. ‘friend (?) of clouds’, the bird Cātaka, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Ghanatola (घनतोल):—[ghana-tola] (laḥ) 1. m. The Chātaka bird.

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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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